Deanwood neighborhood center with grocery store clears major hurdle | Washington Business Journal

June 13, 2022
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On June 13, 2022, the D.C. Policy Center was mentioned by the Washington Business Journal:

Medici Road has been working for over a year to resurrect what is now an overgrown lot on a main neighborhood thoroughfare within the Deanwood policy focus area, which emphasizes infill development, especially with neighborhood-serving retail. Advisory Neighborhood Council 7C supported the project, noting the corridor has much under-used land, and the grocery store has been a popular demand in an area the D.C. Policy Center designates as a food desert. The grocery store and coffee shop users haven’t been made public, Jackson said.

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Related: Food access in D.C is deeply connected to poverty and transportation | D.C. Policy Center

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