Pullman Yard Showcase Event — Sept. 26th

 Play. Party. Purpose.

Thank you to all of our supporters, partners, and sponsors!  We have a great turnout and activated the yard to show our vision of sports, fitness, arts, and education!  Here is a video from the day!

 

Sat­ur­day, Sept. 26th 11:00 AM — 6:00 PM — Pull­man Train Yard, 225 Rogers St. Kirk­wood, 30317 free shut­tle from Edgewood/CP MARTA sta­tion

Dress Code: Sneak­ers

Sports. Fit­ness. Dance. Art. Fash­ionWalk, Run, Skate, Ride, Bike to Pull­man Yard to enter a raf­fle for great prizes!

Click here for your free tickets

 

Pull­man Yard is ready to be reborn. Come peep the prop­er­ty.  Get your work­out on.  Enjoy the per­for­mances.  See cool train Art.  Learn about a dynam­ic plan to enrich the sur­round­ing com­mu­ni­ties!

Atlanta Con­tact­Point, in part­ner­ship with the Savvy Foun­da­tion, is pro­duc­ing a dynam­ic event in Sep­tem­ber to demon­strate its vision for the trans­for­ma­tion of Pull­man Yard.

Come meet our his­toric preser­va­tion expert; envi­ron­men­tal and struc­tur­al engi­neers; envi­ron­men­tal law firm; reps from MARTA, PATH, and Atlanta Belt­Line to high­light the alter­na­tive means of trans­porta­tion plat­form; ener­gy solu­tion and water con­ser­va­tion experts; train donor; and many more peo­ple engaged in cre­at­ing a gem for the city and state.

Fea­ture Activ­i­ties include:

  • The Pushup Throw­down by the FitWit Foun­da­tion (how many pushups can you do in 90 sec­onds?)  Get fit and raise mon­ey for 2 great orga­ni­za­tions! Join the Con­tact­Point team for pushup entry or donate to ACP Team
  • Rise: An Ath­let­ic Fash­ion Show with a spe­cial T. Lang Dance Per­for­mance
  • Live music with Guru­Fish and Eliot Bron­son
  • Notch 8 Gallery presents Steel Wheels art exhib­it and Pull­man Yard Pho­tog­ra­phy by Jeff Hager­man
  • Dance per­for­mances by Project SLIDE, Mov­ing in the Spir­it, Caló Gitano
  • Cir­cus Art per­for­mances by Cir­cus Camp and Cir­cus Arts Insti­tute
  • Inter­ac­tive Jug­gling, Hula Hoops, Tight Rope, and Aer­i­al
  • Uni­cy­cles
  • Drag­on Goal Soc­cer
  • Stratos­phere Skate­board­ing area and demo
  • Expres­sive Arts with the Re-Gen­er­a­tion Ini­tia­tive: “Being Real: A Vision for Com­mu­ni­ty”
  • Music edu­ca­tion with Savvy Foun­da­tion
  • Yoga, Sal­sa, and Boot­camp demos
  • Dou­ble Dutch Aer­o­bics
  • Bas­ket­ball drills with South­west War­riors, Sil­ver Lin­ing Sports Acad­e­my, and Top of the Key
  • Table ten­nis
  • Inter­ac­tive Art with Paint­Love
  • Face Paint­ing
  • Spike Ball with Fusion Sports Leagues
  • YOU CAN FLY ATLANTA /F3EXPO   Drone/FPV/UAV edu­ca­tion

SCHEDULE:

His­toric Build­ing

11:00          Wel­come, Q and A’s, Tours
1:00            Eliot Bron­son, live music
2:30            Re-Gen­er­a­tion Ini­tia­tive The­atre Arts: Being Real: A Vision for Com­mu­ni­ty”
3:00            Dance Per­for­mances; Mov­ing In The Spir­it, Project Slide
3:40            Mar­tial Art Demo with Chen Tai­ji
4:00            Rise: An Ath­let­ic Fash­ion Show with spe­cial T.Lang Dance per­for­mance
5:30            Guru­fish, live music

Sport Shed

11:00          Tough Love Yoga
12:00          Pushup Throw­down, FitWit Foun­da­tion
1:00            Play­Out and Free Play
2:00            FitWit Boot­camp
2:30            Cir­cus Art Per­for­mances with Cir­cus Camp and Cir­cus Arts Insti­tute
3:00            Inter­ac­tive Dance with A Pop­u­lar Dance
3:20            Dou­ble Dutch Aer­o­bics
3:40            Cir­cus Art Per­for­mances
4:00            Free Play
4:45            Inter­ac­tive Dance with A Pop­u­lar Dance
5:00            Sal­sa

5:30            Free Play

***Stratos­phere Skate­board and Co-Camp uni­cy­cle area 

*** Free Play includes Drag­on Goal, Table Ten­nis, Spike Ball, Bas­ket­ball Hoop, Face Paint­ing, Inter­ac­tive Art, Jug­gling, Aer­i­al, Hula Hoops, Tight Rope, and more.

A new day is dawning at Pullman Yard. Come join us as we plant the seed! This is a family friendly event!

Partners include:

  • Savvy Foun­da­tion
  • Elk Events
  • Dante Stephensen
  • FitWit Foun­da­tion
  • Kil­patrick Townsend
  • Free­space Archi­tec­ture
  • Atlanta Region­al Com­mis­sion
  • Ener­gy Con­ser­va­tion Solu­tions
  • Ecovie
  • Dick’s Sport­ing Goods
  • Sports Dekalb
  • Decide Dekalb Devel­op­ment Author­i­ty
  • Res­olute Envi­ron­men­tal
  • Frank Bur­dette
  • Atlanta Belt­Line Part­ner­ship
  • Re-Gen­er­a­tion Ini­tia­tive
  • Steel Wheel
  • Notch 8
  • Drag­on Goal
  • Sons of Pitch­es
  • Coor­di­na­tion Camp
  • Chen Tai­ji
  • Cir­cus Camp
  • Cir­cus Arts Insti­tute
  • Soc­cer in the Streets
  • Dekalb Aquat­ics
  • Pro­Grass
  • Youth VIBE
  • Stratop­shere
  • Atlanta Rol­ler­Girls
  • Atlanta Junior Roller Der­by League
  • Sil­ver Lin­ing Sports Acad­e­my
  • Project SLIDE
  • T. Lang Dance
  • Cross­Fit Kids and Teen Camp
  • Mov­ing in the Spir­it
  • Atlanta Youth Rug­by
  • Sal­sAt­lanta
  • Children’s Health­care of Atlanta
  • South­west War­riors Bas­ket­ball
  • Dou­ble Dutch Aer­o­bics
  • Young At Heart Well­ness
  • Woman’s Mar­tial Law
  • Top of the Key
  • Soul­shine
  • King of Pops
  • White­ford Inc.
  • Chuice
  • Lee and Dar­lene, Your Intown Neigh­bor­hood Real­tors
  • Jen­nifer Chan­ler and Co.
  • Moun­tain High Out­fit­ters
  • Petite Marche
  • Point3 Bas­ket­ball
  • Woman’s Mar­tial Law
  • Young at Heart Well­ness
  • A Pop­u­lar Dance
  • Fusion Sports Leagues
  • E37 Pho­tog­ra­phy
  • Play­Out
  • Pink Sky Bou­tique
  • Rag­ing Bur­ri­to
  • NMS Den­tistry
  • Suja Juice
  • Ter­mi­nus Legion
  • Join­Up App
  • Caló Gitano Dance Com­pa­ny and Acad­e­my
  • Tough Love Yoga
  • North­side Tool Rental
  • D-Smith Cre­ative
  • Paint Love
  • Sam Flax
  • Mean Street Pro­mo­tions
  • Great Clips Edge­wood
  • Fontis Water

RISE: An Ath­let­ic Fash­ion Part­ners

  • Jen­nifer Chan­ler and Co.
  • Moun­tain High Out­fit­ters
  • Pink Sky Bou­tique
  • Ath­le­ta
  • Podi­um Mul­ti Sports
  • Point3 Bas­ket­ball
  • Pur Min­er­als

Some poet­ry.…

Giant steel beams frame vin­tage met­al sheds.

Sun pours thru bro­ken roofs and shat­tered panes to spot­light art.

Kel­ly-green grass sprouts over puz­zled rails that once fueled indus­try. 

 

For decades she has sat idle… 

her song muf­fled from neglect, her soul hid­den from view. 

A mys­te­ri­ous shell used only for the occa­sion­al film back­drop or graf­fi­ti can­vas.

 

What is that place?” They ask dri­ving by on Dekalb.

I won­der what’s inside”, they say walk­ing by along the path.

 

Lit­tle do they know she is yearn­ing to pull the cur­tain.

Wait­ing to be re-pur­posed. Wish­ing to be seen. Ready to be reborn. 

 

And now des­tiny calls. 

The winds of the Phoenix are align­ing to birth new life at Pull­man Yard.

 

On the hori­zon, a fresh vision ascends. A dynam­ic plan charts trans­for­ma­tion…

 

His­toric preser­va­tion. 

Sports and fit­ness. 

Arts, games and per­for­mances. 

Healthy foods and nutri­tion. 

Fun by design. Col­lab­o­ra­tive by default. Com­mu­ni­ty hub for play and well­ness.

 

A gem for the city. In Kirkwood’s front yard. 

 

If you stand just so, at her core  …and look and lis­ten deeply, you can see the grand aes­thet­ics tak­ing shape. You can hear the thrills of tomor­row. 

 

But today she awaits the oppor­tu­ni­ty. 

 

Fences line the prop­er­ty, but they can’t con­tain its promise.

Grime cov­ers her relics, but it can’t mask her beau­ty.

Hun­gry vines grow thru twist­ed met­al and splin­tered brick prov­ing life unde­terred, …fore­shad­ow­ing tri­umph. 

 

And so she will.

 

A new day is dawn­ing at Pull­man Yard. Come join us as we plant the seed!

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