Monday, July 18, 2011

The Future of MLK & Good Hope?

Yes, please. These renderings were produced for the Department of Housing and Community Development (owners of the corner properties at the left of the images below) by UrbanAdvantage through a Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2 stimulus grant with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition and HUD.

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Whaddya think? Is this a future you'd like to see?

12 comments:

IMGoph said...

urban advantage did some of that imagery work for ivy city and trinidad as well. damn powerful looking stuff!

reSPIN Anacostia said...

Love it! That made me smile.

kiki said...

yes, this looks great :)

Paul Birkmeier said...

Hmm, how bout 'yes'

GF said...

would definitely love to see something positive happen to the downtown area!!

Ann-Marie said...

It would be AWESOME if our neighborhood looked like that!

Sam McLemore said...

THAT'S wassup! :-) I'm hopeful that this HAS to be an issue of when and not if.

Anonymous said...

Hoping it's not just a dream!

Anonymous said...

This is a pipe dream... Do you really think Marion Barry would want his Ward developed like this? How long do you think he would last in there was educated populace in Ward 8...not long.

Braveheart said...

LOVE IT! I think I'd cry if this actually happened!

Kara C said...

The new photos look awesome.

Mel Dyer said...

Considering Marion Barry was showing this area to developers, way back in the 80s, I think he'd be thrilled to see this happen in W8.