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Union Temple Baptist Church Urban Garden

Farms, Faith and Food

Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 10:28pm

This Saturday, dozens of volunteers arrived in the early morning sun at Union Temple Baptist Church, a large and historic congregation located just steps away from Anacostia's Big Chair.

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Built by the Community: Richmond's Pogo Park

Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 9:30pm

Richmond, CA's Pogo Park is an inspirational example of engaging with local residents to design and build a new civic space.

2016 Anacostia River Festival

Elevating Equity Initiative

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 4:11pm

We are thrilled to announce LISC DC’s Elevating Equity Initiative, a $50 million comprehensive effort to help foster equity, inclusiveness and an improved quality of life in the neighborhoods surrounding the future 11th Street Bridge Park.

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Listening to Our Community

Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 1:36pm

Residents on both sides of the River respond to a recent Washington Post article.

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A 360-degree view of the 11th Street bridge, left, and the Interstate 695 overpass. The proposed bridge park project would go to the left of the 11th Street Bridge. (Aerial visualizations by AirPhotosLIVE.com/For The Washington Post)

Bridge Park in the Washington Post Magazine

Friday, January 22, 2016 - 5:09pm

A Model for Equitable Development

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A River Runs Through Los Angeles

Sunday, January 3, 2016 - 7:02pm

A recent trip to Los Angeles illustrates how we can use urban watersheds to build needed new civic spaces.

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Announcing 2016 Ward 8 Home Buyers Club!

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 - 12:52pm

By Sarah Scruggs, MANNA’s Director of Advocacy and Outreach

2015 Anacostia River Festival Bike Parade

Anacostia Bike Parade

2016 and Beyond!

Friday, December 18, 2015 - 7:05pm

Curious to what we're planning in 2016? Read on for a list of our top 10 activities next year!

2016 Anacostia River Festival

Anacostia River Festival

2015 - A Year in Review

Sunday, December 13, 2015 - 8:14pm

This was a very busy and productive year at the 11th Street Bridge Park. As we plan an even busier and more ambitious 2016, check out a few 2015 highlights!

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Frank Lloyd Wright and the Power of Place

Sunday, November 29, 2015 - 8:43pm

A recent visit to Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpiece at Fallingwater inspired thinking about our own 11th Street Bridge Park

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"As a newcomer to DC and a new homeowner East of the River, I am very enthusiastic about this project and have repeatedly extolled its virtues to co-workers and neighbors. "

Darin Tuggle, Ward 8 Resident and Bridge Park Champion