On April 8, 2017 NCI partnered with 30+ government, service provider and development partners to launch WARD 8 WORKS with the goal of better connecting Ward 8 residents to construction jobs on Ward 8 development projects that will begin hiring in the next 9 – 18 months. Some 110 residents participated in the event, where […]
On April 1st, 2017, over 50 community members came out to hear from and provide feedback to eight different development teams competing for the opportunity to redevelop the 3.5 acre Northwest One site, which includes the former site of Temple Courts Apartments. Below are the handouts and the presentations from the meeting in order of the […]
A development update was presented publicly at the Park Morton Steering Committee on March 23rd:
The redevelopment of Northwest One is moving forward with two RFPs: Northwest One, Former Temple Courts and 1010 North Capitol: In the summer of 2016, DMPED held two public meetings through the Mayor’s “OurRFP” initiative to discuss and receive public input on community priorities for the redevelopment of the parcels at 1010 North Capitol Street, […]
On February 22, 2017 DMPED and DCHA hosted a community engagement meeting with the residents of the Lincoln Heights and Richardson Dwellings communities to discuss plans to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) to select a Master Developer for the onsite development of Lincoln Heights. The meeting provided attendees information on the New Communities Initiative […]
The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (“DMPED”), has issued a Request For Proposals (“RFP”) for the 3.5 acre Northwest One site at North Capitol and K Street NW in Ward 6. The RFP is also the product of the “OurRFP” process, a Mayoral initiative that incorporates community engagement early in the RFP process.
The District of Columbia Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED), (the “District”) is seeking a contractor with the professional expertise in building community relations, building up, reinforcing, improving and strengthening New Communities Initiative’s (NCI’s) local and national profile and reputation. The goal of NCI is to build sound NCI policies and improve the programs that promote and support NCI’s vulnerable communities’ population.
Responses are due August 31st, 2016.
This summer, the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) held two community meetings, on June 21, and July 26, to get input on priorities for the redevelopment of Northwest One as part of Mayor Bowser’s OurRFP initiative. The OurRFP process aims to gather community input at the start of a solicitation process so that the community’s desires are considered in the solicitation for any future development.
The PUD, or Planned Unit Development application for the redevelopment of Park Morton and 3012 Georgia Avenue, NW, has been submitted to the Zoning Commission. The application calls for approximately 462 units of housing, including 147 replacement public housing units as part of a mixed-income development spread across the two sites. The application also includes new park space at both sites, as well as new street connections. The plans were presented to ANC 1A on July 13, 2016, and the presentation can be viewed here:
The New Communities Initiative is pleased to release it’s 2015 Annual Report , which highlights the key work and accomplishments of the past year, and provides a snapshot of upcoming milestones for the future. While redevelopment often focuses on the physical elements, or “bricks and mortar,” the 2015 Annual Report showcases the people that live and work in these communities and help make change happen. In our “Faces of NCI” video gallery, you can hear directly from residents, service providers, and our development partners on how New Communities is making an impact.