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Beauty In The East

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 11:00am

Jessica G. Smith joins the Bridge Park Team as our Communications and Community Engagment Manager. Learn More about Jessica here.

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Shaw Library

Building Political & Cultural Equity

Monday, July 3, 2017 - 6:16pm

Research on D.C.'s Shaw neighborhood yields important lessons on building political and cultural equity. A post by urban planner Will Leimenstoll.

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Buffalo Bayou Cityscape

Houston's Buffalo Bayou

Sunday, June 18, 2017 - 3:32pm

Cities like Houston are discovering that infrastructure can be so much more than just flood control.

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Community Land Trust Update

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 6:01pm

An update on our progess of the Community Land Trust, which aims to provide permanent affordable housing!!

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Power to the People: Community Land Trusts & Civil Rights Recap

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 12:39pm

On March 29th, we hosted our second public forum to create a Community Land Trust (CLT), a partnership with City First Enterprises, at the Anacostia Playhouse. During the event, representatives from JP Morgan Chase announced a generous $250,000 grant to support the CLT.

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Deep River: A Blues Speakeasy: Reflections of a Host

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 5:10pm

By Levita Mondie,  Event Host and Anacostia Resident

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11th Street Bridge Park above water inspection

Pre-Construction Update!

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 7:13pm

An update on our progress as we build this community-driven civic space linking D.C!

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Bridge Park Champions

Take Action! How to Become a Bridge Park Champion

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 4:09pm

Since 2012, thousands of District residents, stakeholders and colleagues have advocated for the 11th Street Bridge Park with ANC Commissioners, funders and elected officials. It is because of this involvement that we have made such progress.

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Lessons Learned on Building an Equitable Community

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 5:24pm

Now that we've been implementing our Equitable Development Plan for the last year and a half, we've learned a few lessons along the way.

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Atlanta Beltline

From Atlanta to Anacostia

Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 1:53pm

Ryan Gravel's new book "Where We Want To Live" tells the story of Atlanta's BeltLine - old railroad tracks that are being transformed into a new 22 mile circular path connecting city neighborhoods.

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“You have water, you have park on one side, you have blue sky above and it’s a space in this urban environment where you have a little breathing room – it’s good for your soul.”

Diane Levy, Urban Institute