I mentioned in an earlier post that the American elm can be a fast grower under the right conditions.
In 2005, Tree Watch and Trees Atlanta planted a line of American elms along Atlantis Avenue, on a low embankment between the parking lot behind Fritti and the street.
Here they are in 2010:
And a year and a half later in Fall 2011:
Three years later in 2014:
In September 2018 (in a photograph taken from the southbound lane of Elizabeth Street):
And here they are today: