Barry Farm



The Barry Farm redevelopment will revitalize the neighborhood by producing up to 1,100 mixed-income rental and for sale residential units and 40,000 square feet of retail space.

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Quick Facts:

47,000sq ft

in the Barry Farm Recreation Center that opened in 2015.

1.86m sq ft

Potential for mixed-use in the Barry Farm redevelopment plan which calls for 1,100 new residential units and 40,000 SF of neighborhood-serving retail.

Neighborhood Features

New Communities Initiative

The New Communities Initiative is a DC government program, managed by the District of Columbia Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, designed to revitalize severely distressed subsidized housing, to create vibrant mixed-income communities that assists with addressing the needs of its residents.

Phase I To Start In 2020

  • The first phase will produce 281 affordable units and 170 public housing replacement units.
  • Building 1B is slated to start construction in December 2020 with 108 apartments for seniors aged 55 and older and 77 residences reserved for public housing replacement units.