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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.


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


11th Street Bridge Park Homepage

Welcome to our new website!

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 9:14am

This new site is a wonderful way to stay in touch with our latest news about the 11th Street Bridge Park – D.C.’s first elevated park over the Anacostia River.

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Kayaking on the Anacostia River

Winter paddling

Sunday, February 23, 2014 - 12:00am

A much needed warm spell allowed a winter kayak on the Anacostia River this afternoon.

Managing a recent youth design competition for the 11th Street Bridge Park

Managing a recent youth design competition for the 11th Street Bridge Park

11th Street Bridge Park, a Journey Begins

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 12:00am

The old adage goes that every journey starts with a single step. My adventure working to realize the 11th Street Bridge Park began nearly three years ago in April, 2011.


“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