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Photos: Lee+White warehouse redo is taking shape along Beltline’s Westside Trail

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Like the newest Beltline section, West End adaptive-reuse project is now welcoming the general public.

Photos: Jonathan Philips, Curbed Atlanta

The Beltline’s Westside Trail is but four days old, and it already boasts two new watering holes—with a lot more on tap, in terms of signed food and beverage options.

The bulk of the new offerings are sprouting in a massive, Beltline-abutting warehouse adaptive-reuse called Lee + White in West End, across the street (and elevated MARTA tracks) from Adair Park.

The Westside Trail saw its official ribbon-cutting last week, and so too did Lee + White’s star attraction thus far: Monday Night Brewing’s festive brewery space called The Garage. The production focus here is barrel-aged and sour brews, but most MNB varieties are flowing on tap, too.

MNB’s new outpost at 933 Lee St. SW takes 22,000 square feet of what’s historically been underutilized warehouses (once considered a centralized transportation and railroad hub, just southwest of downtown.)

But the brewery’s a small fraction of the 426,000 square feet developer Stream Realty is making available overall.

Elsewhere on the property, expect Decatur-based Wild Heaven Beer and Banyan Roots Brewing Co., a new project focusing on sour brews, plus a new whiskey outpost for Buckhead-based ASW Distillery.

Also signed: Golda Kombucha, Southern Aged Cheese, Doux South Pickles, and Honeysuckle Gelato. Plus, the United Way.

Have a look around:

Overlooking Lee + White parking at the far end of the property closest to Lee Street. The neighborhood’s MARTA line is seen just beyond.
Atlanta's Best, at the corner of Lee and White streets, marks the far end of the Lee + White development in the West End.
One section of the sprawling brick property.
A large vat sits in the parking lot of Lee + White waiting to be installed.
A large warehouse space at Lee + White prepped for future tenants.
Following the main building of Lee + White.
Garage doors line the building looking back toward Lee Street.
A wall mural covers the end of the building at Lee + White slated to house Wild Heaven Brewing, joining the brand’s home base in Avondale Estates.
Monday Night Brewing's Garage can be seen in the courtyard past the future home of Wild Heaven.
The path leading to Monday Night Brewing's Garage.
The Garage, from the main entrance.
The Lab inside The Garage, where some of the beery magic happens.
One of numerous barrel storage areas inside The Garage.
The taps at one of three onsite bars.
The obligatory Air Stream trailer backdrop adds a cozy, nostalgic touch.
Inside The Garage’s warehouse.
Peter Kiley, Head Brewer and Barrel Program Director for Monday Night Brewing, uses a fork lift to move barrels of beer around a large warehouse section of Lee + White.
Another slot awaiting tenants.
The chandelier room event space at Monday Night Brewing's Garage.
A Ping-Pong table set against a living-wall backdrop in the chandelier room
The second of three bars inside The Garage.
Inside the production area.
A sliver of the Atlanta Beltline's Westside Trail can be seen off the porch of the chandelier room at Monday Night Brewing's Garage space at Lee + White.
The overview.