Alethia Tanner Park

Between Harry Thomas Way NE & The Metropolitan Branch Trail

Sitting just north of New York Avenue NE in Eckington, this 2.5-acre space features an expansive green lawn, a children’s playground, a dedicated dog park, and other great amenities. The park was designed by Nelson Byrd Woltz in conjunction with community input and is part of the D.C. parks system.

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Swampoodle Park

Corner of 3rd & L St NE

This 8,000-square-foot parcel — named for the vanished 19th century neighborhood it sits near — includes a dog space with an agility structure, a Wallholla for children to climb on, and public seating. Designed by Lee & Associates in conjunction with community input, it is owned by the city and managed by the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation. The dog park is maintained by Friends of NoMa Dogs.

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Rain

M Street NE Underpass

Designed by Thurlow Small Architecture + NIO architectenRain comprises 4,000 LED-powered polycarbonate tubes that glow with a soft blue-white light and pulse in response to traffic flow in the underpass.

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Lightweave

L Street NE Underpass

Lightweave, designed by FUTUREFORMS, turns vibrations from passing trains and sounds in the underpass into dynamic auroras of patterned light across four different hues and variable intensities of light.

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Swampoodle Park II

Corner of 3rd & L NE

The NoMa Parks Foundation (NPF) purchased this 8,400-square-foot parcel directly across L Street NE from Swampoodle Park in September 2020. NPF looks forward to working with the community and DC government agency partners to deliver the perfect bookend to complement Swampoodle Park and bring yet another remarkable new park to NoMa for the community to share and enjoy for years to come.