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CAP :: Central Atlanta Progress


Central Atlanta Progress has been a major partner of Elevate since 2011. This private nonprofit, community development organization was founded in 1941 and is dedicated to providing leadership, programs and services to preserve and strengthen the economic vitality of Downtown Atlanta. With a board of directors of Downtown’s top business leaders, CAP is funded through the investment of businesses and institutions.

The Atlanta Downtown Improvement District, founded in 1995 by CAP, is a public-private partnership that strives to create a livable environment for Downtown Atlanta. The District currently contains 220 blocks within an area generally bounded by North Avenue on the north, Memorial Drive on the south, Piedmont Avenue and the Downtown Connector on the east, and the Norfolk-Southern rail line on the west.

We are proud that CAP continues to support the efforts of Elevate, furthering our ability to infuse the downtown area with art and culture.  Learn more about CAP/ADID by visiting their website at


Underground Atlanta


Located in the Heart of central Downtown, Underground Atlanta was the anchor location for the first Elevate exhibition –  Elevate, Art Above Underground in 2011. Through this ongoing partnership and the support of Underground Atlanta , Elevate has been able to grow immensely. Underground continues the support of arts in downtown serving Elevate as a host to new artwork this year as well as a permanent home to many sculptures and murals previously commissoned by the OCA/PAP.

Underground Atlanta is home to a diverse community of businesses offering daily entertainment, fortune telling, history tours and restaurants. Visit Underground Atlanta on Wednesdays to taste delicious cuisine from a selection of food trucks as you sit among award winning public artwork. To learn more about what UA has to offer visit their website at


ADNA :: Atlanta Downtown Neighborhood Association


The ADNA has been in service since Atlanta Georgia was host to the 1996 Summer Olympic Games. This year ADNA has played a large role in the citywide implementation of Elevate artwork. ADNA works tirelessly to improve the quality of life for residents of downtown neighborhood and provide a clean, safe and fun downtown living environment.  ADNA will host a Hands on Atlanta Day on October 6 from 9-1pm to clean and repaint structures of South Broad street in preparation for the Oct 27 South Broad Mural Festival. To learn more about ADNA visit their website at


ACVB :: Atlanta Conventions and Visitors Bureau


ACVB is the liaison between meeting planners, tour operators and its 1,200-plus member organizations. The Bureau positions Atlanta as the leading destination for conventions and tourism through aggressive sales and marketing programs. ACVB’s efforts support Atlanta’s $11 billion hospitality industry, sustaining 230,000 jobs for metro Atlantans and generating 37 million visitors each year. To learn more about ACVB visit


France – Atlanta 2013


For the last two years, the Consulate General of France in Atlanta and the Georgia Institute of Technology have presented a series of Multidisciplinary events centered on innovationand designed to breathe new life into the French-American cooperation in the U.S. Southeast. Elevate is proud to present French contemporary artists Pierre Regault and Tilt as we work together to build international partnerships with Atlanta’s sister cities and our local Universities.   




BINDERS :: An Atlanta business since the early 1900s, Binders strives to support the arts and artists every chance they get. By offering art classes, learning sessions and deep discounts, Binders has strategically built its business on becoming not only a source of supplies, but of creative inspiration as well.  To learn more about what Binders has to offer


Sunbelt Rentals :: Thanks to Sunbelt Rentals, Elevate will be able to install large scale public artworks on seven structures within downtown Atlanta. They are known for their continued support of the arts throughout the city. Sunbelt is a great business helping great creative initiatives year round.


Breen Smith Advertising :: “There are 2,400 ad agencies in North America.  We’re better than at least half of them.” –

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Fallen Arrows ::  Fallen Arrows is a great source for direct to garment printing services. You can order one t-shirt with your very own design stamped on it, or you can order a pile shirts for your merch table. Fallen Arrows has continued to support artists, organzations and great projects like Elevate with their creative approach to apparel. Visit

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Alma Cocina :: Located on Peachtree Street, in the center of downtown, Alma introduces Atlanta to a refreshing new approach to contemporary Mexican cuisine. Bright, fresh ingredients and traditional regional influences come together with other Latin American flavors in vibrant dishes that feel familiar and new all at once.


Creative Loafing ::  Lovingly referred to as the â€œLoaf”, this publication is the best source for events in Atlanta, Atlanta Restaurants, Atlanta concerts,  shows and cultural events.  Visit CL at

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Stanley Beaman & Sears :: Located centrally in downtown Atlanta, Stanley Beaman & Sears is an award winning design firm on the  forefront of exceptional contemporary architecture. They are also the 2012 winner of the City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs RE-DESIGN competition. visit


200 Peachtree :: Former home to Macy’s in 1927, this elegant and historic building will play host to Elevate’s creative tie gala, Imaginary Million, on the night of Wednesday October 24 from 7-11pm. Learn more about this downtown premier event venueat


Peachtree Center :: With over 60 shops, 6 full scale restaurants and 40 personal care businesses the Mall at Peachtree is a place of convenience and fun in downtown. Peachtree Center is also host to four downtown business towers and serves as a meeting place for many visitors within the  PC Plaza fronted by Peachtree Street.  Visit

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Love Your Block :: I am Atlanta is a city led initiative tasked with inspiring volunteerism. Learn more at


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