Some of the District’s best known residential neighborhoods can be found in Ward 1, many of which have great historic significance for the local African-American and Latinx populations.
Ward 1 is a culturally rich section of the city that serves many functions for many different people.
Planning in Ward 1
Neighborhood and corridor plans for Ward 1 include:
Adams Morgan Vision Framework : a planning initiative completed in 2016.
Pleasant Commercial Revitalization Plan: a Small Area Plan completed in 2010.
Columbia Heights Neighborhood Investment Fund: a priority investment plan completed in 2008.
Georgia Avenue-Petworth Metro Station Area and Corridor Plan: a Small Area Plan approved by the DC Council in 2006.
DUKE Framework for a Cultural Destination on Greater Shaw-U Street : a Small Area Plan approved by DC Council in 2005.
Jonathan Greene, Community Planner