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NoMa Buys A Second Park

January 06, 2016

The NoMa neighborhood acquired its second piece of land for a local park near Harry Thomas Way NE, the Metropolitan Branch Trail and New York Avenue NE on Jan. 4. NoMa Parks Foundation bought the two-acre plot for $14 million dollars from Pepco. The funds came from the $50 million awarded to the foundation by […]

NoMa to Get Park Near Metropolitan Branch Trail Through Pepco Purchase

January 05, 2016

Following the October announcement of its first public park at Third and L streets NE, the District’s NoMa neighborhood will soon get a second park on a two-acre piece of land purchased from Pepco. Bordered by the Metropolitan Branch Trail, New York Avenue NE, and Harry Thomas Way NE, the land sold for $14 million. Read more.

NoMa BID acquires big park site from Pepco, plans ‘expansive’ green

January 05, 2016

NoMa, a once industrial wasteland turned booming urban community, finally has its green. Read more.

Hill Rag: NoMa Community To Build Its First Park

November 09, 2015

NoMa residents — prepare for the neighborhood’s first park. On Oct. 29, the NoMa Parks Foundation announced that it bought the lot at Third and L Street NE to develop into an 8,000-square-foot public space. Read more.

Greater Greater Washington: Plans to build parks in NoMa just took a big step forward

November 09, 2015

The foundation that plans park development in NoMa just bought its first piece of land. That means progress for the booming neighborhood, where it’s been tough to get an ambitious park plan off the ground. Read more.