Swampoodle Terrace

Corner of 3rd & L NE

In September of 2020 the NoMa Parks Foundation acquired 1100 Third Street NE, at the northwest corner of Third and L streets NE. The vacant property, which consists of 5,800 square feet of land will be combined with adjacent DC-owned public space to create an 8,400 square foot park in this sun-graced spot. It is located directly north of the well-loved Swampoodle Park (8,200 square feet) on the southwest corner of 3rd and L streets NE. The name “Swampoodle Terrace” was chosen in a community nomination and voting process.

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Alethia Tanner Park

Between Harry Thomas Way NE & The Metropolitan Branch Trail

Sitting just north of New York Avenue NE in Eckington at 227 Harry Thomas Way NE, 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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