Tour de SWAT 2014

Tour de SWAT Photos

Tour de SWAT was the first annual bike and history tour through seven historic southwest Atlanta neighborhoods. The 13-mile tour included visits to historic renovated houses, city parks and other cultural attractions, as well as guided history lessons and refreshment stops while cruising through Pittsburgh, Capitol View Manor, Capitol View, Oakland City, Westview, West End, and Adair Park.

In Westview the biker’s stopped at a neighbor’s house on Rogers Avenue and for a bite to eat at The Big Apple Inn.

To view photos of shots from Westview (and a group shot in West End) check out the photo gallery below, or to see additional photos from other neighborhoods visit the Westview Facebook page.

Tour de SWAT

It’s time to discover Southwest Atlanta! From Adair Park to Pittsburgh, through Capitol View Manor and Capitol View, Oakland City, West End and Westview, Southwest Atlanta is filled with history and architecture. Join Adair Park Today for a self-guided 13 mile bike tour through these amazing neighborhoods and see what’s been waiting to be discovered.

Tour includes an informational packet on historic buildings along the way and stops where the owner or a historian will explain the history of the building.

After the ride, join Adair Park Today in Adair Park I for refreshments and lawn games! It’s time to tour de SWAT (Southwest Atlanta).

Bike Rentals are available for $10 courtesy of the BeltLine Bike Shop, a local non-profit that helps kids learn while earning a bicycle.

View the route here:

West End Tour of Homes

Our neighbors in West End are reviving their Tour of Homes this weekend. The tour will feature 11 homes in the historic neighborhood. The dates and times are: Saturday, May 3rd and Sunday, May 4th. Both days are from noon until 5pm. Tickets are $15, and can be purchased on or at the Wren’s Nest (1050 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd).

Friday evening will kick off the weekend with a jazz concert at the Wren’s Nest Amphitheater. The concert will feature Theresa Hightower and goes from 7pm til 10pm. You are invited to bring your own food and drinks! Tickets can be purchased for $25 at