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Kayak Tour

10 Reasons Why I Joined the 11th Street Bridge Park:

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 8:54pm

11th Street Bridge Park's Development and Community Outreach Officer, Irfana Jetha Noorani, tells us why she's excited to join the project.

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Old 11th Street Bridge Piers

Extreme Makeover: Infrastructure Edition

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 2:12pm

Transitioning Outdated Infrastructure into the 21st Centuryby Joanna Kramer, 2014 Summer Intern

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Walnut Street Bridge

Chattanooga's Walnut Street Bridge

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 6:50pm

11th Street Bridge Park volunteer and Fairlawn resident Marie J. Fritz travels to Chattanooga, TN and submits an article about the Walnut Street Bridge - another transformed piece of infrastructure into civic space.

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11th Street Bridge Park Design Briefing

11th Street Bridge Park Briefs Design Teams

Monday, June 16, 2014 - 12:10pm

On June 10, 2014, our four final design teams selected as part of our national design competition gathered near the Navy Yard for a day of intensive discussions and presentations.

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Intern Joanna Kramer Talks to World Bank Staff

Working For My City by 2014 Summer Intern Joanna Kramer

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 3:22pm

Growing up in Northwest D.C. and then moving to a Montgomery County suburb, many of my peers from those areas had no idea what Anacostia is, let alone where it is located. And if they had heard of this neighborhood, it was often in connection to crime or poverty.

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Virginia Tech, the 11th Street Bridge Park & Economic Opportunity

Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 4:44pm

Urban planning graduate students from Virginia Tech recently completed their semester-long study on economic opportunity and the 11th Street Bridge Park.

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Panelists speak about space and health

Designers, Doctors and Developers discuss 11th Street Bridge Park, Place and Health

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 8:01am

Creating Healthy Places: The 11th Street Bridge Park and Beyond

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Bald Eagle on the Anacostia

Bald Eagles, Turtles and Osprey, Oh My!

Monday, April 14, 2014 - 9:20pm

Taking advantage of this weekend's stunning spring weather, I woke up early on Sunday morning and headed to the Anacostia River.

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Brainstorming about health and the 11th Street Bridge Park

11th Street Bridge Park: An Intersection of Health and Place

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 5:34pm

Last night, several dozen residents from across the city gathered at Kaiser Permanente’s Center for Total Health to brainstorm ways the 11th Street Bridge Park can become the healthiest new civic space in the nation’s capital.

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Community Art

The Design Oversight Committee: A Community Vision

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 5:23pm

The 11th Street Bridge Park presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to establish a new public space in the nation's capital while reconnecting historically separated neighborhoods, and the entire region, to an important but forgotte

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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