Monday was a milestone for the Atlanta BeltLine: The official opening of the Eastside Trail.
The trail, which comprises a 2.25-mile-long stretch of the Atlanta BeltLine, connects Inman Park and Old Fourth Ward to Midtown and Virginia-Highland.
Monday's opening day festivities featured a host dignitaries from metro Atlanta including Mayor Kasim Reed and Atlanta City Councilmen Kwanza Hall and Alex Wan, to bicycle and walking enthusiasts.
This is the day in pictures.
The 2012 Atlanta BeltLine Lantern Parade in Pictures
Sneak Peek: Art on the BeltLine Exhibit
Scenic 10K Planned on New Eastside Trail