What a park redevelopment reveals about a community: Beyond the city’s plans to renovate the park at NJ Ave and O St NW
This fall, the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) will begin renovating the park at the corner of New Jersey Avenue and O Street NW, permanently displacing an encampment of about 30 residents, and adding to their uncertainty.
Making room for construction in NoMa, DC government conducts its 18th encampment cleanup in 2021
Despite CDC warnings, on March 4, The Deputy Mayor on Health and Human Services conducted the 18th encampment cleanup in 2021 on 1st and H, cleaning up trash and displacing several individuals to pave the way for a construction project.
Franklin Park renovations begin, leaving some homeless residents unsure where to go
The redevelopment of Franklin Park has been planned for years. Due to past starts and stops, some residents thought it was only a rumor. But people were forced to leave on June 30 and a fence is being erected on July 1.
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