Park Morton: Events

Park Morton Steering Committee Meeting

The Park Morton Steering Committee will meet to provide support, guidance, and oversight to the development team implement the Park Morton Redevelopment Initiative Plan. Committee meetings are open for public viewing, and are facilitated by the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development and the DC Housing Authority, with direct participation from the members of the Committee. Membership on the Committee is comprised of Park Morton residents, community liaisons from neighborhood-serving civic organizations, including the affected ANCs, as well as District agency representatives and stakeholders. DMPED, DCHA, and the development team will look to the Steering Committee to provide advice on:

  • Updates to the master plan;
  • Updates to phasing plan and timelines;
  • Defining and achieving project outcomes;
  • Engaging community stakeholders and regular information sharing;
  • Identifying and mitigating potential risks; and
  • Changes that may occur to the project as it develops.

Park View United Collaborative Meeting

  • 693 Otis Place NW

Residents are invited to attend a meeting to hear representatives from the DC Housing Authority and the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development provide updates on the redevelopment process in Park Morton.

Connect.DC Twitter Town Hall

  • Tuesday, September, 9th, 2014
  • 12:00pm-1:00pm
  • On Twitter

Connect.DC, an Initiative of the Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO) is hosting a Twitter Town Hall conversation on civic engagement. The conversation will focus on how technology, such as social media, has impacted civic engagement. All District residents are invited to participate by following the conversation at #civictechDC and @connectdotdc. Connected Communities is a District government initiative and New Communities partner aimed at increasing internet access and use in low-access neighborhoods throughout the District. The Initiative is currently focused on two footprints, one in Ward 7 and one in Ward 8 that includes the Barry Farm community.

Park Morton Community Meeting

  • Thursday, September 4th, 2014
  • 6:30pm-8:30pm
  • Bruce-Monroe Elementary School (3560 Warder Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20010). The meeting will be held in the auditorium.

The purpose of the community meeting is to introduce the residents of Park Morton and the surrounding community to the development companies that are competing to become the Master Planning and Development Team of the Park Morton redevelopment project. Four proposals have been received to redevelop the Park Morton site.

National Night Out

Come out and celebrate National Night Out! The citywide kickoff is at HD Woodson Senior High School in Lincoln Heights. Click here for the flyer to find a National Night Out event near you.

6th Annual DC Housing Expo

  • Walter E. Washington Convention Center (801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW)

New Communities will be participating as a table exhibitor at the city’s 6th Annual DC Housing Expo held by the DC Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) in partnership with the Greater Washington Urban League. The event is free and open to the public, and members of the public can REGISTER HERE. Also, CLICK HERE MORE INFORMATION ON PARTNERS, EXHIBITORS, AND WORKSHOPS. The expo will take place on Saturday, June 21st, between the hours of 10:00am and 3:00pm.

Park Morton Pre-Proposal Conference

There will be a pre-proposal conference for all potential applicants on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014, at 2:00pm at the DC Housing Authority (1133 North Capitol Street, NE, Suite 300). Representatives from both the DC Housing Authority and the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development will be present to go through the solicitation and answer any clarifying questions. Final responses are due on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. Read more about the Park Morton redevelopment here.

Park Morton Back-to-School and Resource Fair

Housing Opportunities Unlimited, the New Communities case management provider for the Park Morton neighborhood, sponsored its annual Back-to-School and Resource Fair at Park Morton.

Park Morton Annual Career and Resource Fair

Housing Opportunities Unlimited (HOU), the New Communities Initiative case manaagement provider for the Park Morton neighborhood, sponsored its annual Career and Resource Fair at the Banneker Recreation Center.

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