BRAC: D.C.'s Opportunities Post-Walter Reed

BRAC: D.C.'s Opportunities Post-Walter Reed

Walter Reed Army Medical Center will move to new facilities in Bethesda and Fort Belvoir, leaving sixty-two acres of prime real estate along Georgia Avenue for the District to redevelop.

Base realignment and closure (BRAC) brings opportunity to the District. In September, Walter Reed Army Medical Center will move to new facilities in Bethesda and Fort Belvoir, leaving sixty-two acres of prime real estate along Georgia Avenue for the District to redevelop. We hear about plans for the future of the sprawling and storied campus.

Guests

James Wood

Planning and Strategies Leader for Washington, DC, with the design firm Perkins & Will.

Eric Jenkins

Director of the Walter Reed Local Redevelopment Authority.

Colonel Norvell Coots, MD

Commander of the Walter Reed Health Care System

Randall Clarke

Citizen member of the Local Redevelopment Authority Committee for the Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Muriel Bowser

D.C. City Council Member (D-Ward 4);

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