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LA River

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!

Fallingwater

Fallingwater

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

Cesar Chavez Public Art

Cesar Chavez Public Art

Bridging a City Through Art

Sunday, November 8, 2015 - 1:10pm

See early prototypes of public art created by local high school students from Cesar Chavez Charter School for Public Policy.

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Spiral Jetty

Utah's Spiral Jetty: Art + Environment

Sunday, November 1, 2015 - 10:03am

A visit to one of the greatest pieces of land art in the world - Utah's Spiral Jetty.

Philly's Front Porch

Philly's Front Porch

Philly's Front Porch

Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 4:15pm

During a recent trip to Philadelphia, I discovered a little bit of whimsy at Philadelphia's 30th Street Station.

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Building an Equitable and Inclusive Community

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 11:14am

A key goal of the 11th Street Bridge Park, a project of the Ward 8 based non-profit Building Bridges Across the River at THEARC, is to serve as an anchor for economic growth.

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What attracted me to join the Bridge Park team?

Monday, September 21, 2015 - 4:08pm

by Elyse Oliver, 2015 Fall Intern

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“This bridge park will provide easier access for school kids, residents and visitors to get out on the water and enjoy and appreciate what’s out here.”

Victoria Chanse, University of Maryland School of Landscape Architecture