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Monday, January 19, 2015 - 12:32pmIf 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.
Sunday, January 11, 2015 - 6:33pmCapitol Hill's Cesar Chavez High School for Public Charter School for Public Policy designs prototype public art for the 11th Street Bridge Park.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 12:23pmWorking 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.
Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 11:45amLocated 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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Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 9:19pmThis past summer, students from the Southern Illinois University Carbondale architectural urban design class visited Washington, D.C.
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 8:54pm11th Street Bridge Park's Development and Community Outreach Officer, Irfana Jetha Noorani, tells us why she's excited to join the project.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 2:12pmTransitioning Outdated Infrastructure into the 21st Centuryby Joanna Kramer, 2014 Summer Intern
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Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 6:50pm11th 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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Monday, June 16, 2014 - 12:10pmOn 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.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 3:22pmGrowing 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.
“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.”