Washington DC

Ivy City Neighborhood

The Ivy City neighborhood in NE Washington DC. Pictured is the Hecht Warehouse, an old warehouse converted into an apartment building and shopping area. (Ted Eytan/ Flickr)

Seattle, WA
The Crummell school in the Ivy City neighborhood in Washington, D.C. has decayed over time, turning it into a vacant plot of land. This article dives into the environmental, social, and political struggles to change the school for the better. 
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(Sage Wylie/George Washington University)

The George Washington University
D.C. organizations partnered to raise awareness about the food injustice that is happening in the nation’s capital with the D.C. Grocery Walk.
Join us for an inside look at The Fresh Food Factory.
Join us for an inside look at The Fresh Food Factory.
George Washington University
In this 360 video, you will learn how The Fresh Food Factory, an urban farm in Anacostia, is revolutionizing food access in DC food deserts.

Cutterhead, shield and partial trailing gantries of the tunnel boring machine known as Lady Bird. (Photo courtesy DC Water)

School Without Walls Senior High School
When her husband took office in 1963, Claudia Alta Johnson, better known as Lady Bird, made it her mission to protect and preserve the environment. Now a giant machine, akin to a mechanical earthworm, denominated Lady Bird, has a similar mission.
George Washington University
Students explore small-scale residential green infrastructure in Washington, DC; Burlington, VT; and Shoreline, WA. 
American University
Young activists took to the streets Washington, D.C., on Monday for the Our Generation, Our Choice day of action.
Growing in the City
Graphic Designer, Planet Forward
As we pack more and more people into cities, we need to find local ways to feed them. Luckily, you can pack a surprising amount of food into an urban garden.
A Big Deal for Solar in the District
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
GW's new solar power buy is a big deal with a big impact. Take a look at the numbers behind the biggest deal of its kind.
George Washington University
GW is showing how a dense urban campus can go solar in a big way.
Blog by Gabe Salkin; Video by Leor Reef and Gabe Salkin
Blog by Gabe Salkin; Video by Leor Reef and Gabe Salkin
George Washington University
Solar can be hard to set up for one person alone, but DC residents are involving the whole community in light of falling prices and tax incentives.

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