Deborah Ratner Salzberg On How The Yards Became One Of D.C.’s Hottest Neighborhoods
When the Foundry Lofts building lost its financing at the height of the Great Recession, the developer chose instead to build a public park. The decision would serve as a placemaking catalyst for a neighborhood that has since drawn in Washington, D.C., residents with its collection of restaurants, shops, apartments and offices.
The Yards remains a popular place for D.C. residents to live, work and play, and has become a symbol of D.C’s waterfront revival. Baker Tilly's Todd Stokes sat down with Ratner Salzberg to learn more about the history of the development and Forest City’s vision for its future.