A 1.4-acre plot of land east of downtown Takoma Park has long been eyed for development. While a neighborhood food co-op has sat on part of it for 20 years, a new plan to redevelop the space envisions restaurants, cafes, a parking garage and office space.
You’ve probably seen the signs around the District: Neighborhood Heritage Trails combine stories, historic photos and maps marking these self-guided walking tours. The last in the series of trails opened recently, tracing the people and events of historic Anacostia, LeDroit Park and Bloomingdale. We explore the two newest trails with the historians and researchers who helped create them.
- Jane Freundel Levey Consultant and independent historian; former Director, Heritage Programs, Cultural Tourism DC
- Maybelle Bennett Director, Howard University Community Association
- Charles Wilson Member, working group, Anacostia Neighborhood Heritage Trail
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