Developer duo tackles mixed-use project from the ground up in Deanwood | Washington Business Journal

August 06, 2021
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On August 6, 2021, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, Food access in D.C is deeply connected to poverty and transportation, was cited by the Washington Business Journal:

The grocery store is a necessity for her neighbors, too. The D.C. Policy Center, a research group launched years ago by the Federal City Council, shows that 53% of the Deanwood neighborhood lacks access to a car and faces a 25-minute-walk to the nearest grocery store that isn’t a carryout or dollar store, defining the area as a food desert. More than 80% of the District’s food deserts lie in wards 7 and 8, per the center’s research.

Read more: Developer duo tackles mixed-use project from the ground up in Deanwood | Washington Business Journal

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