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Reconnecting Cities through Waterfronts

One of the goals of the festival is to reconnect people with the sometimes-maligned river. 

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  • Tuesday, April 18, 2017

    The Renewal Project

    The 11th St. Bridge project does more than connect disparate neighborhoods; the community-led process hopes to spur inclusive development
  • Wednesday, April 12, 2017


    From the beginning of the proposal for the new 11th Street Bridge between Anacostia and Capitol Hill, planners and designers have promised to prevent the displacement of residents living nearby the new amenities offered by the bridge and its park.
  • Monday, April 10, 2017


    The 11th Street Bridge Park will physically connect both sides of the Anacostia River. It’s a 1,200-foot-long, pedestrian-only expanse that will let people stroll between Capitol Hill and Anacostia. The big question is whether it will socially connect them.
  • Wednesday, April 5, 2017

    Street Sense

    A $250,000 investment from JPMorgan Chase to create the Bridge Park Community Land Trust was announced on March 29. The 11th Street Bridge Park, which began with a series of public meetings in 2012, will connect Wards 6 and 8 by simultaneously fording the Anacostia River and a considerable wealth and neighborhood amenities gap.
  • Sunday, April 9, 2017

    Washington's Top News (WTOP)

    It was a picture-perfect day for the third annual Anacostia River Festival at Anacostia Park on Sunday. Families played outdoor games, bicyclists paraded and then explored the riverfront trails. Some people took out canoes on the river, while others danced on the deep-green lawn.