News Archive

GGW: NoMa wants your help naming its new large park

August 15, 2017

The NoMa Parks Foundation has begun the process of selecting a name for its new large park off the Metropolitan Branch Trail north of Florida Avenue. Taking into account some of the controversy over naming the space directly after the neighborhood, the organization is looking to local history and landmarks for possible ideas. Read More

DCist: NoMa Is Taking Names … For Two New Parks

August 14, 2017

The plans for NoMa’s first parks are finally in place. Now they just need some names. The NoMa Parks Foundation is asking for the public’s helping in dubbing a 2.5-acre park on Harry Thomas Way and an 8,000-square-foot park at 3rd and L streets NE. Read more.

NoMa Parks Foundation Seeks Community Input to Name Two Parks

August 11, 2017

  You’ve supported the efforts to bring parks to NoMa — now it’s time to name two of the forthcoming parks! The NoMa Parks Foundation is seeking community input to name the 2.5-acre green space north of New York Avenue (known as “NoMa Green”), and a smaller park at the corner of 3rd and L […]

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.