Parkside / Kenilworth

Parkside/Kenilworth is surrounded by the Anacostia Freeway (I-295), the Anacostia River, Benning Road and Eastern Avenue.

With both private and public investments, including federal PROMISE and CHOICE grants, this growing neighborhood expects to see rapid investment as several phases of nearly $600 million in development are underway.


Population growth within one mile (2010–2016)

New Residential Development

Metro Towns at Parkside is a new development of 83 three-bedroom for sale townhomes (2012–2015 delivery), The Grove at Parkside is a 186-unit affordable apartment building (Q4 2016 delivery) and Parkside Townhomes will deliver 100 townhomes from 2016–2017.


A new pedestrian bridge is planned to cross over Kenilworth Avenue linking the Eastland Gardens, Kenilworth and Parkside neighborhoods with the Minnesota Avenue Metrorail Station.

Parkside Mixed-Use Development

Plans call for 2.8 million SF of mixed-use development with 1,500–2,000 residential units, 30,000–50,000 SF of retail space, 500,000–750,000 SF of office space and a one-acre park.

Kenilworth Courts Redevelopment

Proximate to the Deanwood Metrorail Station, this phased development will include 530 housing units of mixed types including multi-family buildings and townhomes.

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*All demographic data is for within 0.5 miles.