Metro Atlanta Green Space: Your Land or Our Land?
Much of Atlanta’s open space has traditionally been privately owned, incorporated into our large, wooded home lots. That’s changing as public green space has become a sought-after commodity for improving communities in many suburban and urban areas. But acquiring and developing land for parks and other public green spaces has generated controversy, pitting homeowners against developers or government and prompting questions over who decides whether a property becomes a park or a condo and who should pay for the creation and maintenance of green space. From the City of Suwanee to the Atlanta BeltLine, our experts weigh in on the challenges and benefits of creating innovative public green spaces. Light refreshments begin at 6:30pm followed by program at 7.Complimentary Parking will be provided.