SWNA History Task Force Amps Up Website

The Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s (SWNA’s) mission is “to improve the quality of life for all residents; to open to every resident the wide cultural horizon of urban living; to help create rich and equal social, educational, and economic opportunities for residents of Southwest; to assist in providing the opportunity for gainful employment for all; to […]

SW Garden Kicks Off New Season

What a kick-off we had last month to begin our gardening year! Shout out to Southwest (and its honorary visiting residents), way to represent! If the kick-off is a sign of things to come, we’re about to have our best year yet! More than 50 people stopped by to contribute their talents, time, energy, green thumbs, sweat, and […]

PSA 105 March Meeting Notes

A special thank you to our hostess Loreta Williams who not only provided a lovely meeting place, but also an array of delicious refreshments for the meeting. Officer Charles Smith, Jr. of the Crime Suppression Team represented the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) at the meeting. Twenty-three community members were in attendance. Ten participants left prior […]

Waterfront Park Opens

Have you visited the newly opened Waterfront Park? Located at 6th and Water Streets SW, the new community park is unlike anything the neighborhood has seen in decades. The beautiful public space is the result of years of planning by Landscape Architecture Bureau (LAB; www.labindc.com), Hoffman-Madison, and community charrette planning sessions with 35 Southwest residents […]

New Southwest Library Update

The design process for a new Southwest Neighborhood Library located on its current site is moving forward! The DC Public Library (DCPL) posted the Request for Proposal (RFP) for teams to design and build the new structure on October 28, 2016. The RFP can be found at http://www.dclibrary.org/node/55059. An informational meeting for potential teams was […]

Amidon-Bowen Cheerleaders Are Champs!

Southwest’s Amidon-Bowen Elementary School added another first place trophy to its collection! The Amidon-Bowen Cheerleading Team placed first in their division at the DCIAA cheerleading competition on Saturday, March 11. The team scored higher than eight other teams in the Elementary Novice division. From their high kicks to great facial expressions, the cheerleaders performed a […]