A $250,000 investment from JPMorgan Chase to create the Bridge Park Community Land Trust was announced on March 29. The 11th Street Bridge Park, which began with a series of public meetings in 2012, will connect Wards 6 and 8 by simultaneously fording the Anacostia River and a considerable wealth and neighborhood amenities gap.
“The first step in getting two sides to really enjoy each other is to get two sides to really understand each other. And this is the perfect opportunity in a wonderful, beautiful, recreational space.”
Doyle Mitchell, CEO Industrial Bank