Kojo In Your Community: People And Public Spaces In Columbia Heights

Kojo In Your Community: People And Public Spaces In Columbia Heights

Columbia Heights in Northwest D.C. boasts a diverse population, a growing business core and a lively restaurant scene. But tensions exist over housing and public space. Kojo conducts a community dialogue about the area's evolution.

Two miles north of the White House, Columbia Heights boasts a diverse population, a growing business core and a blossoming restaurant scene. But it's also a neighborhood in transition. As housing prices rise, young professionals are moving in, while some long-time residents and businesses can't afford to stay. Kojo in Your Community explores the debates over public space, personal safety and mapping the future in changing neighborhoods like this one.

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The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.