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Petworth, Park View and Residents of Park Morton to be Part of DC’s New Communities Initiative

by Prince Of Petworth June 25, 2008 at 11:08 pm 6 Comments

Thanks to a reader for sending me this link from DC Metrocentric. DC Metrocentric reports:

“The District, in collaboration with the residents of Park Morton and the Park View and Petworth community, initiated a process to plan for and implement the revitalization of the Park Morton neighborhood, which is bound by Georgia Avenue on the west, Warder Street on the east, Lamont Street on the south and Park Road on the north.

Consistent with the New Communities Initiative, the goal of this effort is to transform the public housing property and its immediate neighborhood into a mixed-income, mixed-use community. In this new community, residents will have access to high-quality housing options affordable at all income levels and to the human services necessary to help prepare them to take advantage of the new economic opportunities and changes that are coming their way.”

Wow, this sounds awesome. It seems like it would certainly contribute to Georgia Ave’s revival. Has anyone else heard about this project?

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