Posts Tagged ‘Empower D.C.’

More Fireworks Ahead of Next Barry Farm Meeting

Two weeks ago, the D.C. Housing Authority attempted to hold a meeting to allow would-be redevelopers of the Barry Farm public housing complex near Anacostia to present their proposals to residents. No such luck. Just as the first developer began speaking, a group of protesters led by the group Empower DC shouted him down with [...]

Barry Farm Meeting Called Off Amid Angry Protests

A community presentation by developers of their plans for Barry Farm had to be called off before it began, amid furious protests from neighbors and outsiders opposed to redevelopment of the low-income housing community.
Seven development teams responded to the city's solicitation in the fall for plans to convert the neighborhood near the Anacostia Metro Station [...]