On Sept. 22 at a community meeting at Bethesda Baptist Church in Northeast, two land developers and the non-profit agency Empower DC presented proposals to D.C.’s Deputy Mayor for Economic Development about how to develop the historic and currently vacant Crummell School.
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Residents fearing displacement are joining Community Land Trusts to maintain control over the price of their homes.
Community members in Ivy City get involved with proposals about what to do with specific neighborhood spaces like Crummell School.
My name is Tyrone Hall and I have lived at the New York Avenue Shelter for a long time. Life is not good at New… Read more »
Empower DC, Friends of Crummell School and Ward 5 residents rallied across the street from Alexander Crummell School on September 19. The school remains boarded… Read more »
Two blocks off of New York Avenue NE, boarded up and covered in vines, sits a century-old pride of Ivy City. The Alexander Crummell School… Read more »
When you type “Ivy City DC” into Apple Maps, you’re sent to a parking lot adjacent to Alexander Crummell School. Three years ago, Street Sense… Read more »
A fiscal year 2015 budget that won preliminary approval May 28 from the DC City Council funds initiatives to address homelessness among veterans, families and… Read more »
At a May 16 hearing, D.C. Superior Court Judge Herbert B. Dixon lifted an injunction that, since 2012, has prohibited over 60 charter buses from… Read more »
As a D.C. Superior Court judge weighs a city-backed plan to open a charter bus depot in Ivy City, neighborhood advocates continue to rally against… Read more »
In 2011, Peta-Gay Lewis could not wait to become a homeowner in Ward 5’s Ivy City. She was one of the first residents to obtain… Read more »
At the District of Columbia Court of Appeals Sept. 17, a three-judge panel considered whether to let stand an injunction that blocks the city from… Read more »
Three children race through the intersection of Providence and Capitol streets NE. Two kids ride scooters and one is on a bike. An oncoming taxi… Read more »