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Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 2:04pmThe Urban Land Institute pulled together a team of local experts to help build a Community Land Trust, a key recommendation of the Bridge Park's Equitable Development Plan.
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Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 9:59amA recent trip to Chicago led me to the 606 Trail - an aged out elevated railroad track transformed into a 2.7 mile walking / running / bike trail connecting communities.
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 11:34amBy keeping long-time residents at the center of the decision-making process, our equity-first approach of community development has become a national model for how we invest in communities.
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Monday, February 26, 2018 - 9:57pmThe 11th Street Bridge Park is hiring two part time positions working on our Bridge Park Plots and THEARC Farm. Consider joining our team!
Sunday, February 4, 2018 - 6:50pmRemembering and honoring Oramenta Newsome, Executive Director of LISC DC (Local Initiatives Support Corp.)
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 10:14pmOver the last year, I've read several books that are shaping our approach to building a more equitable and inclusive D.C. Here are three books that I wholeheartedly recommend.
Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 12:24pmWe are so excited about next year as we build this community-driven civic space - so many plans in the works. Get ready for 2018!
Monday, December 4, 2017 - 12:25pmSee some of our highlights from 2017 - an amazing year building a bridge with the community!
Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 11:12pmA recent trip to the Big Easy led to a new riverfront park created from old industrial spaces. Sound familiar?
Working group meeting. Photo credit: Michaela Accardi
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 8:59amOver the past few months, the Bridge Park has been asking residents, artists and cultural leaders to identify less tangible aspects of neighborhood change—what makes people feel a sense of belonging in a neighborhood and what changes signal cultural shifts. We've compiled their recommendations around cultural strategies for the Bridge Park and invite your feedback.
“Then to be able to get on the bridge and to realize you are above water sitting at a concert and you think ‘I’m sitting on a bridge listening to a concert.’”