Is Barry Farm a historic landmark? An upcoming ruling will shape the fate of redevelopment plans. | Washington Business Journal

November 01, 2019
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On October 29, 2019, fellow Sarah Shoenfeld’s article, The history and evolution of Anacostia’s Barry Farm was linked by the Washington Business Journal:

For the activists pressing for the historic designation, a vote in their favor would represent a major victory in forcing the developers to better honor the property’s history — in 1867, it became a community where freed slaves could purchase their own homes. Roughly a century later, it became a hub of civil rights activism, including work to desegregate D.C. schools.

Read more: Is Barry Farm a historic landmark? An upcoming ruling will shape the fate of redevelopment plans. | Washington Business Journal

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

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