Where is the 11th Street Bridge Park?
The 11th Street Bridge Park will be built on the original pillars of the old road bridge crossing the Anacostia river between wards 6, 7, and 8.
Transforming old bridges into new civic spaces
We have had over 500 meetings with nearby community residents, business owners and government leaders soliciting programming ideas. The community has asked for: an environmental education center, performance spaces, public art that tells the rich history of the region, inclusive play spaces, urban agriculture, and kayak & canoe launches. All of these ideas have been incorporated into our amazing design by OMA+OLIN.
Keep Up to Date
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 -6:00pm to 7:30pmJoin us as we celebrate a stunning 55 foot mural created by local teens under the direction of international artist Max Frieder. Over two weeks, these talented artists from Cesar Chavez Public Charter High School and ArtReach at THEARC collaborated to paint remarkable artwork exploring what makes a healthy city, community and neighborhood.
Monday, July 13, 201511th Street Bridge Park and Washington Performing Arts have received an award of $250,000 from ArtPlace America, to support community-driven East of the River arts programming and the continued work of transforming an old freeway into a new civic space over the Anacostia River.
Sunday, December 28, 2014
New York Times