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LSE Study Helps Athens Policymakers Create Better City

A study by the London School of Economics (LSE) has been released to help the city of Athens become more resilient, friendly and accessible to all.

Athens Accepting Applications for ‘Prosopsi’ Building Facade Upgrade Scheme

Athens residents wishing to tap into subsidies for the restoration of their building or home facade are invited to apply to the municipality’s “Prosopsi” program.

Deal Paves Way for ‘Revival’ of Akadimia Platonos Archaeological Site

Actions will soon be taken to redevelop the archaeological site of Plato’s Academy, following the signing of a memorandum of cooperation between the Municipality of Athens, the Greek Culture Ministry and the Academy of Athens.

Dozens of Makeover Projects to Redefine Athens

A series of projects which will redefine Athens are entering implementation, it was announced at the 5th ITC 2022 Infrastructure & Transportation Conference held in the Greek capital.

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 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.

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.

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 Showcases Culture with ‘Art on the Road’

Museums and cultural spaces in Athens take the spotlight as part of the “Art on the Road” campaign launched by the municipality and Interbus.

City of Athens Announces Syntagma Square Revamp

Athens’ main square at Syntagma will get a makeover as part of the municipality’s urban regeneration program.

Athens Taking Steps to Renovate Historic Theatrou Square

The Athens Municipality will soon announce a tender for the redevelopment of Theatrou Square near the center of the Greek capital, worth 1.9 million euros.

Athens Clears Way for Renovation of Landmark Buildings

The Municipality of Athens is handing over 63 abandoned buildings for renovation as part of its city regeneration plan.

Athens Urban Regeneration Project to Start with Panathinaikos Stadium

Athens' urban regeneration project will begin with the construction of the much-awaited Panathinaikos football stadium in Votanikos.

Athens to Party at New Merchants’ Arcade & Theatrou Sq Shops on Dec 22-23

Festive activities, happenings and music events will take place at the new shops in the Merchants’ Arcade in central Athens, during December 22-23.

Athens Funding Fresh Ideas to Brighten Up City Life

Under the POLI² project, the Municipality of Athens is inviting all to submit their plans on how to improve the city's neighborhoods.

Athens’ Theatrou Square Back in Business

Theatrou Square, off Athens’ central Varvakeios Market, is back in business following an ambitious urban overhaul program implemented by the municipality.

Athens Mayor Seeks to Revive Merchants’ Arcade, Calls for Proposals

Aiming to revive the Merchants’ Arcade in central Athens, the city’s mayor invites all interested parties to submit proposals for the re-use of 10 shops.

City Offers Subsidies for Athens Neighborhood Upgrade Projects

In efforts to improve the overall standard of living in the urban center, the Athens Municipality is subsidizing neighborhood upgrade and renovation projects.