PARKSIDE/KENILWORTH IS ADJACENT to the Anacostia Freeway (I-295), the Anacostia River, Benning Road, and Eastern Avenue.
With both private and public investments, including the new Kenilwoth- Parkside Recreation Center as well as federal PROMISE and CHOICE grants. This growing neighborhood expects to see rapid investment as several phases of nearly $600 million in development are underway.
NEW PARTNERSHIPS & DEVELOPMENT
- More than 500 new residential units, including 186 for-sale homes, have been built since 2012.
- Unity Health Care and Sibley Memorial Hospital (owned by Johns Hopkins Medicine) have established a cancer clinic within the Parkside Health Center (765 Kenilworth Terrace, NE).
A new 400-foot pedestrian bridge is planned to cross over Kenilworth Avenue & I-295 and link the Eastland Gardens, Kenilworth and Parkside neighborhoods with the Minnesota Avenue Metrorail Station.
PARKSIDE MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT
Plans call for 3.1 million SF of mixed- use development with 1,500–2,000 residential units, 30,000–50,000 SF of retail space, 860,000 SF of office space and a one-acre park. More than 500 residential units have already been built.
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.