CPLN 707

Anacostia Riverfront Corridor

In Fall 2022, a group of fourteen students in the Masters of City & Regional Planning program focused their study on environmental and social reparations for the 8-mile stretch of the DC-295 that runs along the Anacostia River in Washington, DC. 

The highway serves as an important regional and local connector but is also a significant barrier for residents east of the Anacostia, and has imposed decades of harm to people and the River itself. The premise of this studio was to critically examine the future of transit and development in the Anacostia River Corridor by creating an equitable and resilient alternative to the highway.