The tour will highlight Uline Arena, a former coal yard, the historic C&P Telephone Company Warehouse, St. Aloysius Church and Gonzaga High School, the former Woodies Warehouse as well as remnants of the old Swampoodle neighborhood, Emily Beale estate, and Tiber Creek. In addition, tour attendees will receive an overview of the latest redevelopment plans for the area.
About the NoMa BID:
NoMa is an emerging mixed-use neighborhood north of the U.S. Capitol and Union Station in Washington DC. Private developers are investing more than $1 billion this year alone with plans to develop over 20 million square feet of office, residential, hotel, and retail space in the area covered by the NoMa BID over the next 10 years. For more information about the BID, including an interactive development map, see the BID Website at http://nomabid.wpengine.com.
About WalkingTown DC:
Cultural Tourism DC presents WalkingTown, DC Spring Edition (Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27), a weekend of free neighborhood walking tours (and a few bike tours) across the city. Follow professional guides and community leaders as they share historic anecdotes, point out architectural gems, and discuss current issues. Discover both established and emerging Washington neighborhoods from Capitol Riverfront; H Street, NE; and Anacostia, in addition to better known spots like Georgetown, Capitol Hill, and Embassy Row.