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Athens: Votanikos Park and Panathinaikos Stadium Projects Enter Phase 2

Two landmark projects for Athens - a 40,000 seat football stadium and the development of public spaces in Votanikos - are scheduled to begin after the municipality finalized relevant contracts this week.

Athens National Garden Refurbishment is Underway

The Municipality of Athens has completed the first phase of a refurbishment project that aims to upgrade the National Garden, one of the Greek capital’s landmark sites.

Athens Municipality Partners with Panteion University to Boost Greek Capital’s Attractiveness

Athens Municipality has joined forces with Panteion University to boost the quality of life in the Greek capital and promote the city as an attractive tourism destination.

Athens and Boston to Foster ‘Sister City’ Bond

Athens will enter a ‘sister city’ partnership with Boston in the US after the mayors of both cities agreed to further strengthen ties and work together for the promotion of tourism.

Greece’s Higher Court Approves Building Terms for Acropolis Area

Greece’s highest court has approved a set of special terms and building restrictions to apply around the Acropolis area in Athens and its neighborhoods.

Small Enterprises in Athens’ Historic Center to Get Support

The Municipality of Athens will support 111 small businesses operating in the city’s historic center with 2.3 million euros in funds.

Works on Athens Metro Line 4 Section 1 Underway

Οne of the most important transport projects in Greece, the first section of Athens Metro Line 4, is underway aiming once completed to facilitate thousands of commuters each day.

Athens Mayor: Panathinaikos Stadium and Votanikos Regeneration Ready to Start

A 40,000 seat football stadium and the development of public spaces in the suburb of Votanikos are the main priorities of a highly-anticipated overhaul project of the Municipality of Athens.

Athens Metro Line 4 Gets €580m in Record EIB Support

The highly anticipated Line 4 of the Athens metro will move ahead thanks to 580 million euros in new financing by the European Investment Bank (EIB).

Athens Municipality Joins Next Phase for City’s Metro Line 4

Athens Metro Line 4 entered a new phase after the Municipality of Athens said it would proceed with landscaping works after the project’s completion.

Redevelopment of Panepistimiou Street in Athens Begins

The Municipality of Athens has started redevelopment work on Panepistimiou street in an aim to improve the quality of life for residents and visitors.

Athens Kicks Off Holiday Season with Christmas Tree Lighting

The Municipality of Athens lit up an impressive 19-meter tall Christmas tree at the city’s central Syntagma Square, marking the start of the holiday season in the Greek capital.

‘Ministry Park’ Project to Free Up Space in Athens for Public Housing

The relocation of nine ministries from Athens’ center to a “ministry park” on Mt Hymettus is expected to create favorable conditions for public housing in the Greek capital.

Mayor: Athens Urban Regeneration Program Largest in Decades 

Athens’ urban overhaul, which includes the redevelopment of central streets and parks, is the largest such program to take place in the Greek capital in the last decades, says the city's mayor, Kostas Bakoyannis.

Next Regeneration Project for Athens: Panepistimiou Street

The Municipality of Athens is moving ahead with the redevelopment of central Panepistimiou Street as part of its general urban regeneration plan for the Greek capital.

Athens Mayor: People-centered Policies Needed to Address Climate Change

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis is considering new people-centered policies to improve the standard of living in the Greek capital and address climate change.

Poll: Athens Grand Walk Project Disappoints Residents

The “Grand Walk” project of Athens, which aims to unify the city’s archaeological sites and create bicycle lanes, has failed to win over the Greek capital’s residents, a survey reveals.

Athens Mayor Shows City’s Renovation Works and Sites to Counterpart from Istanbul

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis gave his counterpart from Istanbul, Ekrem İmamoğlu, a tour of the Greek capital’s ongoing renovation projects and sites.

Athens, Istanbul Mayors Take Step Towards Closer Ties

The mayors of Athens and Istanbul, Kostas Bakoyannis and Ekrem İmamoğlu, met in the Greek capital and discussed mutual actions that will “build bridges of peace”.

Athens Expands Street Art Program

The Athens Municipality has expanded its street art program with the addition of another impressive mural in the district of Gazi.