1,100 Units, Retail and a Two Acre Park: The Latest Plans for Barry Farm | Urban Turf

September 06, 2019
  • D.C. Policy Center
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On September 6, 2019, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, The history and evolution of Anacostia’s Barry Farm, was cited by Urban Turf:

The Historic Preservation Review Board is expected to rule later this month on whether to grant landmark status to the remaining units at Barry Farm. Earlier this week, development partner Preservation of Affordable Housing (POHA) gave a presentation to ANC 8C requesting the body submit a letter opposing the landmark application. POHA suggests that the development use public art, plaques, heritage trail markers and the like to commemorate the history of the site, noting a report from Historic Preservation Office staff recommending the landmark not be approved.

Read more: 1,100 Units, Retail and a Two Acre Park: The Latest Plans for Barry Farm | Urban Turf

Related: The history and evolution of Anacostia’s Barry Farm | D.C. Policy Center

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