rendering of Park Morton

The Park Morton is located in Ward 1, just five blocks south of the Georgia Avenue-Petworth Metro Station. The neighborhood is bounded by the 3100 to 3500 blocks of Georgia Avenue on the west, Warder Street on the east, Lamont Street on the south and Park Road on the north.

Park Morton housing

The Park Morton neighborhood was built in 1960 and is made up of 17 garden-style buildings with 174 walk-up units, all of which are two-bedroom units.

street sign of Georgia Avenue

The Georgia Avenue corridor near Park Morton is also part of the District’s Great Street Initiative. The corridor has seen revitalization and is a pedestrian friendly with mixed-use developments.

The Avenue apartments

As part of the New Communities Initiative, the Avenue was developed by Landex Companies and The Warrenton Group. This development is an 83-unit affordable housing complex with 27 replacement units. The project is the first phase of the Park Morton redevelopment.


Park Morton

Park Morton is located in Ward 1 proximate to the Georgia Avenue corridor, Petworth and Park View neighborhood. The community sits within one of the most diverse neighborhoods with a legacy of being a center of African American commerce and activity. Park Morton consists of 174 two-bedroom public housing units that will be redeveloped into a mixed-use, mixed-income development.



Bennett College Meet and Greet

Bennett College Meet and Greet | 3.24.18Asbury United Methodist Church | 926 11th Street NW | 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM Learn more information here. 

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Dance Institute of Washington Open House

Dance Institute of Washington Open House | 3.17.18Columbia Heights Civic Plaza, between 14th & Park NW | 10:00 AM – 3:30 P


District Selects Park Designer for Bruce Monroe Permanent Park

BELL Architects has been selected to lead the design of the acre park that will front Georgia Avenue and Columbia Road NW. The chosen team also includes the Landscape Architecture Bureau and Wiles Mensch Corporation. A key factor in BELL’s selection was their experience and qualifications leading comprehensive community design.  Accordingly, BELL believes that community engagement […]

The Community Builders — Community Life Staff Coming on Site at Park Morton 

New faces will be seen at Park Morton as The Community Builders’ Community Life team (TCB-CL) begins outreach efforts. TCB-CL, whose office will be at 611 Morton Street, Apartment #11, will focus initially on surveying residents to determine their relocation preference and to assess what support individuals and families may need in order to have a […]

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