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Touring the High Line with Mayor Bowser

Learning from the High Line

Monday, January 19, 2015 - 12:32pm

If you google “11th Street Bridge Park” and “High Line” you’ll get 3.5 million hits. Really. The media has often compared our work transforming an old D.C. freeway into a new civic space to the elevated New York City park.

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Cesar Chavez Charter School for Public Policy

We Are Inspired by Teen Artists

Sunday, January 11, 2015 - 6:33pm

Capitol Hill's Cesar Chavez High School for Public Charter School for Public Policy designs prototype public art for the 11th Street Bridge Park.

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Studying Sound

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 12:23pm

Working with the acoustic firm Cerami, we studied the bridge park noise conditions to provide a basis for the optimal design of the Park balancing more active areas with passive and quiet locations.

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Cesar Chavez Students Create Public Art

Talented Teens Create Bridge Park Public Art!

Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 11:45am

Located a few blocks from the future site of the 11th Street Bridge Park, students from the senior art class at Capitol Hill’s Cesar Chavez Public Charter School for Public Policy are developing prototype public art for our new civic space.

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Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Southern Illinois University Carbondale Architecture Students Envision Bridge Park!

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 9:19pm

This past summer, students from the Southern Illinois University Carbondale architectural urban design class visited Washington, D.C.

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Transitioning Outdated Infrastructure into the 21st Centuryby Joanna Kramer, 2014 Summer Intern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