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Turner Field Transformation

Turner Field is the old Braves Stadium located in the Summerhill Neighborhood.

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This is a stub page. This page describes the transformation of Turner Field from a traditional baseball venue and home of the Braves to something new. The City sold the property to Georgia State University and to a development team being led by Atlanta based developer Carter & Associates. We're updating this page with news and content relating to the development of this specific piece of property. For broader information, see CL's coverage of the Summerhill neighborhood. If you are knowledgeable about this topic and would be willing to assist us in developing this page, please send a note to ben.eason at creativeloafing.com. More content to come.


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Monday May 27, 2019 03:06 pm EDT
CL's ongoing coverage of the Organized Citizens of Summerhill about issues of concern to the neighborhood.

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Friday January 13, 2017 10:17 pm EST
Activists worry the stadium area revamp will displace longtime residents | more...

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Monday October 3, 2016 12:40 pm EDT
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Thursday August 18, 2016 05:13 pm EDT
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Tuesday April 19, 2016 04:30 pm EDT
The Turner Field site draws interest from Atlantans at Atlanta Streets Alive. | more...

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Friday February 19, 2016 10:06 am EST
Turner Field Redevelopment has residents asking for inclusion. | more...

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Wednesday January 13, 2016 09:34 am EST
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Monday December 21, 2015 05:14 pm EST
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Friday December 11, 2015 02:39 pm EST
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Thursday December 3, 2015 04:00 am EST
The contest to redevelop Turner Field appears to be Georgia State's to lose | more...

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Wednesday November 25, 2015 12:24 pm EST
Community: Well, then they probably weren't the best developer for the site? | more...

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Tuesday November 3, 2015 09:48 am EST
County commissioners hear from residents surrounding Braves' soon-to-be former home | more...

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Tuesday October 27, 2015 09:02 am EDT
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Friday October 9, 2015 09:13 am EDT
Interesting caveats in the city's Request for Proposals for Turner Field projects, plus more news. | more...

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Thursday September 24, 2015 03:04 pm EDT
'We were served a big platter of bull$#&@,' says one resident | more...

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Wednesday August 19, 2015 09:15 am EDT
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Tuesday August 18, 2015 11:59 am EDT
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Thursday August 13, 2015 03:05 pm EDT

image-1The Atlanta Braves told Mayor Kasim Reed on Tuesday that the team will be out of Turner Field by Dec. 31, 2016 — or possibly earlier.
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? In a statement released today by Reed's office, the mayor says the team has informed the Atlanta Fulton County Recreation Authority, the entity that oversees Turner Field, that it will not extend its lease agreement.
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? The team, which is...

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Tuesday July 7, 2015 04:35 pm EDT
Residents ask for heightened role in "the biggest development we'll see in our lifetime." | more...

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Wednesday June 3, 2015 12:42 pm EDT
Nobody is saying we don't want you here. But the slate has to be wiped clean.' | more...

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Friday May 1, 2015 09:28 am EDT
Plus, Mayor Reed's business partner is the subject of a subpoena and more news. | more...

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Monday March 2, 2015 10:33 am EST
Stadium neighborhoods receive $212,000 LCI grant to reimagine the area following the Braves' departure | more...

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Wednesday November 12, 2014 08:29 am EST
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Tuesday September 16, 2014 12:17 pm EDT
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Thursday May 8, 2014 01:56 pm EDT
Turner Field Redevelopment | more...

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Wednesday May 7, 2014 04:42 pm EDT
Stadiums as far as the eye can see | more...

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Wednesday May 7, 2014 11:29 am EDT
Georgia State's Expansion Plans including Its Vision for the former Turner Field. | more...

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Friday February 7, 2014 05:39 pm EST
Reed spokesman: 'We don't comment on rumors' | more...

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Tuesday December 10, 2013 04:08 pm EST
Ted Turner shares a few ideas for what should replace the ballpark once the Braves leave in 2017 | more...

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Thursday November 21, 2013 11:11 am EST
'There is much more at play here than money - there is history' | more...

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Tuesday November 19, 2013 01:45 pm EST
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Friday November 15, 2013 03:05 pm EST
Also on the list: no adult shops | more...

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Wednesday November 13, 2013 09:04 am EST
The mayor hints at what Turner Field's surrounding area could look like once Braves depart | more...

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Tuesday November 12, 2013 01:16 pm EST
'I certainly wasn't going to try to finance two stadium deals at the same time' | more...

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Monday November 11, 2013 11:23 am EST
Turner Field is the old Braves Stadium located in the Summerhill Neighborhood. | more...

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Monday November 11, 2013 10:52 am EST
Schuerholz claims the new Braves stadium will be "the most magnificent in all of baseball." | more...

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Thursday September 13, 2012 04:37 pm EDT
Developers have until Oct. 31 to submit ideas | more...



 

 



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