About Our Neighborhood

Our community is in Ward 7, between Kenilworth Avenue and the Anacostia River. Like Eastland Gardens, Kenilworth and River Terrace we share this unique geography.

Our community is one of the fastest growing in Ward 7. Since 2005 more than 200 new homes have been built, and many, many more are on the way. We have new parks, new schools and even new bridges and bike paths. It's an exciting time to be in our community. However, all this growth means that our community needs to be well informed about these changes, and ready to act to ensure our voices are heard.

Community Resources

Schools and Educational Resources
Educare of Washington DC 
Neval Thomas Elementary
Cesar Chavez Public Charter Middle and High School
DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative

Churches
Bethesda New Life Gospel Church

Healthcare
Unity Healthcare, Parkside
 

 

New Development

In Spring 2017 our community discussed a number of very important projects. Please see the following links for the most up to date information about the Zoning Commission Cases under Discussion at ANC 7D and the Zoning Commission. Click here out the most recent updates.

City Interests memo replying to Commission questions on 6/6/2017 and ANC 7D's Response.

05-28Q: Proposed Parkside Development on Burnham and Kenilworth Terrace

05-28R,S: Proposed Parkside Apartments on Kenilworth Terrace

05-28T: Proposed Large Office Building on Kenilworth Avenue

Community Questions and Asks for the Above Projects

Community Benefits Agreement Approved for Zoning Commission Case 05-28P. This document provides an overall foundation guiding City Interests’ interactions with the community. It will be amended as each case works its way through zoning. Here is the previous CBA approved by ANC 7D for 05-28A back in 2006. Lastly here's The Original 1st Stage Planned Unit Development approved in 2006.

A map of current projects under discussion:

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Results from the October 2015 Parkside Civic Association Developer Meet and Greet

Want to know more about the new development coming in our community? Check this page out.