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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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Anacostia River Festival

2017 - A Bold New Year!

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 5:50pm

Art Installations, River Festivals and Urban Farms - discover why we can't wait for 2017!

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Bridge to Your Passion

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 4:18pm

Vaughn Perry joins the Bridge Park Team as our Equitable Development Manager. Learn more about Vaughn here.

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Anacostia

Power to the People: Community Land Trusts and Ancostia

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 10:43pm

 A summary from our recent community conversation about forming a Bridge Park Community Land Trust.  

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#BridgingDC in 2016

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 12:10pm

Bridge Park’s 2016 was a year where we prioritized EQUITY and made incredible progress to move the project forward. Take a walk back in time to relive a few of our favorite highlights!

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Anacostia Riverwalk Trail

Anacostia Riverwalk Trail Extension Opens!

Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 1:16pm

Before the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail officially opens to the public on October 31, I had the opportunity to take a bike ride from the 11th Street Bridge to Bladensburg, MD and took some pics along the way.

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Anacostia Neighborhood

Exploring Housing in Anacostia

Monday, October 17, 2016 - 11:39am

A wrap up from our October 12 panel "Affordable Housing in Anacostia: Getting the Balance Right" at the Anacostia Arts Center.

Seattle's Freeway Park

Seattle's Freeway Park

Freeways to Parks

Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 10:07pm

Still learning from Seattle's Freeway Park which opened over 40 years ago.

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"My grandkids will be proud to tell people that their grandma (Mimi) was part of the team that that helped to make the 11th Street Bridge Park happen."

Arnehl Lyon, Ward 8 Resident