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How Much Do You Know About Southeast D.C.?

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How Much Do You Know About Southeast D.C.?

The Capitol Riverfront is booming thanks to Nationals Park and The Yards, but that's just the tip of the iceberg. How much do you know about construction, leasing and development in Southeast D.C.?

1

Near what peninsula is Columbian Quarter set to be located?

Poplar Point
Picnic Peninsula
Partridge Point
Perry's Peninsula

YOU'RE CORRECT!

Poplar Point is the area east of the river that's closest to the Capitol Riverfront.

YOU'RE WRONG!

Poplar Point is the area east of the river that's closest to the Capitol Riverfront.

2

Which of these developers is behind MLK Gateway in Anacostia?

Redbrick LMD
JBG Smith
Fivesquares
Menkiti Group

YOU'RE CORRECT!

MLK Gateway is one of Menkiti Group's first forays into the opportunity zone program.

YOU'RE WRONG!

MLK Gateway is one of Menkiti Group's first forays into the opportunity zone program.

3

Lidl, which will anchor the new Skyland Town Center, is a grocer hailing from what county?

Denmark
Sweden
Germany
France

YOU'RE CORRECT!

The Skyland location will be Lidl's first in the District, and the first grocer to arrive east of the river in a decade.

YOU'RE WRONG!

The Skyland location will be Lidl's first in the District, and the first grocer to arrive east of the river in a decade.

4

Chemonics signed a lease for 300K SF at The Yards in Capitol Riverfront. What does Chemonics do?

Project management for the Agency of International Development
Life sciences research, with a focus on chemotherapy
Biofuel development for the Department of Transportation
Contract work for the Department of Defense

YOU'RE CORRECT!

The 300K SF lease will fill the first of five new office buildings at The Yards.

YOU'RE WRONG!

The 300K SF lease will fill the first of five new office buildings at The Yards.

5

The new sports arena at St. Elizabeths East plays host to the home games for what D.C. sports team?

Wizards
DC Defenders
D.C. United FC
Mystics

YOU'RE CORRECT!

The Washington Mystics, who won their first WNBA championship this year.

YOU'RE WRONG!

The Washington Mystics, who won their first WNBA championship this year.

6

The redevelopment of Barry Farm is currently being held up because of objections surrounding what?

Environmental impact
Historic preservation
Lack of affordable units
Budgetary concerns

YOU'RE CORRECT!

D.C.’s Historic Preservation Review Board sent the plans for Barry Farms back with a warning that they would turn the development into a historic landmark if they did not see a more good faith effort to preserve the area's history.

YOU'RE WRONG!

D.C.’s Historic Preservation Review Board sent the plans for Barry Farms back with a warning that they would turn the development into a historic landmark if they did not see a more good faith effort to preserve the area's history.

7

Before 2019, when was the last time that Washington, D.C., hosted a World Series game?

1933
2017
1918
1967

YOU'RE CORRECT!

The Washington Senators took on the New York Giants in 1933 at Griffith Stadium, where Howard University Hospital now stands.

YOU'RE WRONG!

The Washington Senators took on the New York Giants in 1933 at Griffith Stadium, where Howard University Hospital now stands.

8

A new bridge will soon connect Capitol Riverfront and Anacostia. Who will the bridge be named for?

W. E. B. DuBois
Sojourner Truth
Harriet Tubman
Frederick Douglass

YOU'RE CORRECT!

After escaping from slavery and living around Capitol Hill, Douglass settled in the then-all-white suburb of Anacostia, where his house still stands as a National Historic Site.

YOU'RE WRONG!

After escaping from slavery and living around Capitol Hill, Douglass settled in the then-all-white suburb of Anacostia, where his house still stands as a National Historic Site.

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