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Ward 8

Following are all UrbanTurf articles filed under Ward 8, from most recent to least.

DC Greens Plans Urban Farm in Ward 8

DC Greens Plans Urban Farm in Ward 8

Nena Perry-Brown | November 21st 2019

The effort is one of the latest plans to address food access disparities east of the Anacostia River. ... read »

Name Aside, East End Grocery Incentive Program Appears Destined for Funding

Name Aside, East End Grocery Incentive Program Appears Destined for Funding

Nena Perry-Brown | June 17th 2019

Ward 7 councilmember Vincent Gray announced the availability of funds for a program to increase investment in grocery stores east of the Anacostia... read »

East of the River Residents Aim to Reclaim Their Neighborhoods

East of the River Residents Aim to Reclaim Their Neighborhoods

Nena Perry-Brown | May 30th 2019

A conversation about whether to retain the East of the River moniker turned to one about neighborhood pride and who rebranding serves. ... read »

Will the 11th Street Bridge Park Community Land Trust Soon Make Its First Purchase?

Will the 11th Street Bridge Park Community Land Trust Soon Make Its First Purchase?

Nena Perry-Brown | March 11th 2019

Three years after the idea of a community land trust was floated by the group behind the 11th Street Bridge Park, the trust could be making its... read »

A Proposed Solar Array Would Deliver Power to Ward 8

A Proposed Solar Array Would Deliver Power to Ward 8

Nena Perry-Brown | January 25th 2019

GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic is proceeding with a zoning application which would pave the way for construction of a "Community Renewable Energy... read »

Nine Acres, 15% AMI: A Steeply-Affordable Redevelopment Planned for Ward 8

Nine Acres, 15% AMI: A Steeply-Affordable Redevelopment Planned for Ward 8

Nena Perry-Brown | June 14th 2018

A proposed redevelopment in Washington Highlands would serve households earning an average of 15 percent of area median income. ... read »

More Retail and Metro Improvements For Massive Poplar Point Redevelopment

More Retail and Metro Improvements For Massive Poplar Point Redevelopment

Nena Perry-Brown | October 10th 2017

In preparation for zoning review, Redbrick Partners adds more retail and a more pedestrian-friendly streetscape to a planned five-building... read »

Ward 8 Residents Want Commercial Site Rezoned to Residential

Ward 8 Residents Want Commercial Site Rezoned to Residential

Nena Perry-Brown | October 6th 2017

ANC 8A has filed a map amendment application in hopes of preventing construction of a storage center and paving the way for future residential... read »

Residences in the Bridge: A Few Design Changes For 700-Unit Poplar Point Development

Residences in the Bridge: A Few Design Changes For 700-Unit Poplar Point Development

Nena Perry-Brown | July 19th 2017

Five months after the Zoning Commission set down the application to construct a five-building development on Poplar Point, the development team has... read »

A Land Trust in the Works to Preserve Affordability in Anacostia

A Land Trust in the Works to Preserve Affordability in Anacostia

Nena Perry-Brown | February 17th 2017 | 3 Comments

The Bridge Park Community Land Trust will create the first land trust east of the River to purchase and pool land in Anacostia. ... read »

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