Posts Tagged ‘d.c. office of planning’

The Anacostia Arts Bridge? Four Thoughts About Reusing the 11th Street Bridge

The 11th Street Bridge is in the process of being replaced, but if the District's Office of Planning has its way, it may be in for an arty future. In a call for design proposals, the agency suggests the overpass could see new life as a "Community Connector, Adventure Recreation, Environmental Education, Arts Bridge, or [...]

Anacostia’s LUMEN8 is Temporium-Crazy—In a Good Way

Anacostia is going pretty damn big on the temporium front.
The neighborhood is getting a chunk of a $250,000 grant to the city from ArtPlace, a heavily backed (think the Rockefeller Foundation and the Nonprofit Finance Fund) nonprofit that seeks to encourage arts-based placemaking, via the Office of Planning. (Other neighborhoods slated for funding from ArtPlace include [...]

Temporium Insanity

Congratulations are in order for Mount Pleasant, which won the D.C. government's 2010 Temporium grant! The award is part of the city's Temporary Urbanism initiative. You know—temporary urbanism?
Last week, Prince of Petworth broke the news that the D.C. Office of Planning had awarded Mount Pleasant Main Street a grant to establish a Temporium. The Temporium [...]