DIY arts spaces are community gathering places where people make and enjoy art and music in a non-traditional setting, oftentimes a home or a warehouse space. Despite the high rents in our region, the scene is thriving.
Few neighborhoods in Washington have transformed as rapidly as Columbia Heights — where roughly a billion dollars worth of development projects have sprouted up during the past decade. This explosion of commercial activity, and the foot traffic that’s come with it, is changing the dynamics of everyday life in the neighborhood. “Kojo in your Community” explores what the development boom means for this diverse community, old residents and new.
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