Before/after: MARTA parking lots transformed into 350 homes, more

Now finished, Edgewood-Candler Park station overhaul includes public park, retail, offices, and performance academy for kids

Prior to 2016, approaching MARTA’s Edgewood-Candler Park station from the south meant encountering a sea of weedy asphalt parking lots, where only about one in three parking spaces was being used by transit customers each day.

Today, it’s a drastically different urban scenario—and quite possibly a preview of things to come throughout sections of Atlanta reached by the heavy rail system.

MARTA on Friday declared the agency’s first transit-oriented development since Lindbergh Center complete, roughly six years after it had broken ground in Edgewood.

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Source: Urbanize Atlanta