While recent development in Anacostia has so far come in fits and starts, many see the area as poised for dramatic transformation in the next few years. As in other areas, arts organizations have been catalysts for change, along with organizations dedicated to economic development. We explore what direction the historic neighborhood might take as new construction arrives.


  • Adele Robey Chief Executive Officer, Anacostia Playhouse
  • Duane Gautier CEO and President, ARCH Development
  • Stanley Jackson President, Anacostia Economic Development Corporation

Photos: Anacostia's Art Scene

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