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LGBT Atlanta’s rainbow crosswalks damaged but repairs coming

The celebrated rainbow crosswalks in Midtown have survived selfies, storms and Atlanta traffic. But they were no match for road crews, who disemboweled a portion of them and repaved the LGBT-themed splash of color in asphalt black.

Atlanta spent $196,000 to install rainbow crosswalks

That permanent splash of gay pride at the intersection of 10th Street and Piedmont Avenue in Midtown came with a cost. The city spent $196,000 to install rainbow crosswalks over the July 4th holiday weekend.

Rainbow crosswalks now part of Atlanta – permanently

City of Atlanta crews worked through downpours and a holiday weekend to permanently install rainbow crosswalks in the heart of the gayborhood

Atlanta to install rainbow crosswalks this weekend

Rainbow crosswalks will be installed in the heart of gay Atlanta this weekend, prompting the closure of 10th Street and Piedmont Avenue while crews put paint to asphalt.

Atlanta to permanently install rainbow crosswalks in Midtown

Mayor Kasim Reed announced on Monday – the first anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting -- that the city will install rainbow crosswalks at the intersection of Piedmont Avenue and 10th Street. Permanently.

Petition wants return of gay Atlanta’s rainbow crosswalks

An LGBT Atlanta activist wants rainbow crosswalks to return – permanently – to a Midtown intersection and has launched a petition urging city officials to do just that.

Gay Atlanta won’t get new rainbow crosswalks

Gay Atlanta pushed City Hall and raised thousands to paint rainbow crosswalks in Midtown during Pride. But the high cost to install the project each October prompted organizers to shelve their idea.

Rainbow Crosswalks installed in heart of Atlanta’s gayborhood

A crew of painters armed with tape, rollers and buckets of the six colors in the Pride flag installed the Atlanta Rainbow Crosswalks on Thursday evening, painting a big dose of gay just in time for the city's massive Pride celebration.

City Council OK’s temporary rainbow crosswalks

The gayborhood will get a little gayer just in time for Pride. The Atlanta City Council on Monday approved the temporary installation of rainbow crosswalks at a busy Midtown intersection.

Rainbow Crosswalks celebrates despite city snub

Organizers of the Atlanta Rainbow Crosswalks took a respite from city bureaucracy and fundraising to celebrate, cocktail and thank their sponsors and patrons as the project moves closer to its installation.

City: Remove rainbow crosswalks after Pride

The City of Atlanta, just weeks after approving the permanent installation of rainbow crosswalks at a Midtown intersection, changed course and is now ordering the crosswalks scrubbed shortly after Pride.

Rainbow crosswalks push past critics to $20K

Just two weeks after the City of Atlanta approved a gay man’s plan to paint LGBT rainbow-striped crosswalks at 10th Street and Piedmont Avenue, the private funds are well within reach, despite detractors.

Atlanta approves rainbow crosswalk at 10th & Piedmont

We told you it was about to happen. The Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs made it so on Wednesday, and you can thank one gay Atlanta man for making an LGBT rainbow crosswalk a reality for Atlanta.

LGBT Atlanta’s own rainbow crosswalk is coming

The intersection of 10th Street and Piedmont Avenue is already nicknamed by some as the Corner of Gay and Lesbian, Where Gay meets Gayer, or Gay Ground Zero. Now an art installation could make Midtown Atlanta’s LGBT epicenter official.