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New Street Art Installations Coming to Chinatown

Oct 16, 2023
Two new street art murals are coming to downtown this October as part of the DowntownDC Business Improvement District’s (BID) Pedestrianization Study implementation. The installations serve a...
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DowntownDC Foundation FY 2021 Impact Report

Jun 27, 2022
WASHINGTON, D.C.— In only its second year of operation and through a global pandemic, the DowntownDC Foundation never stopped working to serve and celebrate the DowntownDC community. In...
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The Washington Post: D.C. Mayor Bowser cuts ribbon on newly renovated Franklin Square

Sep 24, 2021
WASHINGTON, DC By Fredrick Kunkle D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser celebrated the renovation and reopening of Franklin Square on Friday, suggesting that the partnership between the District and National...
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DCist: Homeless Residents Were Forced To Leave Franklin Square During The Pandemic. Will They Be Able To Return?

Sep 13, 2021
The DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) announced today expanded outdoor homeless services at the DowntownDC Weekend Homeless Services Program, located in the 800 block of Vermont Avenue...
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The Washington Post: For decades, some in D.C. wanted to turn Franklin Square into a parking lot

Apr 17, 2021
By John Kelly The first mention of turning Franklin Square into a parking lot appeared in the Washington Herald of Oct. 12, 1921. “Nowhere to Park; Plan City Garage” was the headline. Anyone who...
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