11th Street Bridge Park and Washington Performing Arts Receive ArtPlace America Award

Monday, July 13, 2015
Author: 
Shahara Anderson-Davis

11th Street Bridge Park and Washington Performing Arts have received an award of $250,000 from ArtPlace America, to support community-driven East of the River arts programming and the continued work of transforming an old freeway into a new civic space over the Anacostia River.

“You have water, you have park on one side, you have blue sky above and it’s a space in this urban environment where you have a little breathing room – it’s good for your soul.”

Diane Levy, Urban Institute