In an East-of-River Revitalization, D.C. Takes Lessons From Across the Country

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The nation’s capital grew by 100,000 residents over the last 15 years to 675,000. It’s quite the turnaround story for a city that lost a quarter of its population during waves of social unrest, rioting, crime and drug epidemics from the 1960s through the 1980s.

Real estate developers are starting to look across what has been a geographic boundary to that accelerated development—the Anacostia River. Federal, local and private-sector resources are being to be funneled into the St. Elizabeths Campus in the Congress Heights neighborhood with an eye at revitalizing the area… the full article.

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