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Athens Increases Budget for Building Restoration Scheme

The Municipality of Athens is increasing its ‘Prosopsi’ building restoration subsidy scheme by 1 million euros.

Athens Moves Ahead with Panathinaikos Stadium, Eleonas Upgrade Works

Athens Municipality is moving ahead with tenders for the planned 40,000-seat football stadium for the historic Panathinaikos sports club.

Athens’ Historic Thission Square Gets Facelift

Popular Thission Square, located between the historic districts of Plaka and Monastiraki, has undergone restoration works as part of an ongoing overhaul of the Greek capital.

UK Post Office Poll: Athens a Best Value City Break for Autumn

Athens, Greece, is one of the top destinations to visit in Europe this fall, offering the best value for money compared to 19 European cities.

Athens Municipality Moving Ahead with City Upgrade Projects

A series of projects across Athens, including the redevelopment of Syntagma Square, are moving ahead as scheduled, according to the city’s mayor, Kostas Bakoyannis.

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.

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 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.

Europe Expecting 600% Rise in American Travelers, Athens a Top Choice

American travelers have a soft spot for Europe this year and Athens is among the top 10 choices for their summer holidays, according to a report by Allianz Partners.

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 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.

Athens’ Plaka District Cleaned From Graffiti

The Municipality of Athens wrapped up a major cleanup operation and removed graffiti from the walls of buildings in the district of Plaka, near the Acropolis.

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.

More Landmark Fountains ‘Revive’ in Athens

The Municipality of Athens has revamped three more landmark fountains in neighborhoods near the city center.

Twenty Fountains in Athens Get Revamp

The Municipality of Athens has refurbished 20 fountains in the Greek capital’s center and the surrounding neighborhoods.