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How the ECA is pushing for improvements in Dave Thomas Circle

The Florida Avenue Virtual Circle, affectionately referred to as Dave Thomas Circle, has been causing traffic jams and accidents for years. The ECA voted in support of some short-term patches and some longer-term changes, and is actively promoting these.  Read our testimony requesting changes to "Dave Thomas Circle" here.  Read our budget hearing testimony here. You … Continue reading How the ECA is pushing for improvements in Dave Thomas Circle

Two positions open!

Looking for an opportunity to get more involved in the Eckington community? Join the Eckington Civic Association's board! We have to say farewell to two board members who are moving away this summer, and need to find people who can take over their positions for the rest of 2018. Interested? Email Hannah at hjputman@gmail.com Read … Continue reading Two positions open!

DC Comprehensive Plan – Proposed Eckington Ammendments

Hi neighbors, The Eckington Civic Association's Planning & Development committee recently gathered a group of interested Eckingtonians to discuss how we'd like to update the DC Comprehensive Plan to reflect the goals and ideals of our neighborhood. You can read about the proposed edits to the existing plan here: District Elements_Volume II_Chapter 20_Text Updates. You can read … Continue reading DC Comprehensive Plan – Proposed Eckington Ammendments

DC Comprehensive Plan

DC's comprehensive plan, which defines the vision for the city and guides development for our neighborhoods, is due for an update. You can read more about the Comprehensive Plan here: https://plandc.dc.gov/ While everyone is welcome and encouraged to share their feedback for the plan (read more about that process here), a group of Eckington residents are coming together … Continue reading DC Comprehensive Plan

Run for ECA Office!

Looking for ways to get involved? Run for office! Eckington Civic Association board elections are Monday, December 5th. Learn about the positions below, and email Hannah at hjputman@gmail.com if you're interested.   President General duties: The President serves as the convener of the association and presides over all ECA meetings. The President, along with all … Continue reading Run for ECA Office!

Intersection Mixtape Listening Party – Saturday, November 12

On November 12, join Furthermore (led by José Ruiz, Natalie Campbell, James Huckenpahler, and Patrick McDonough) for a celebratory neighborhood listening party to play the documented sounds and stories of the communities in Bloomingdale and Eckington. Visitors to the lot will receive their own mixtapes of the city’s local sounds. For the last month, artist collective … Continue reading Intersection Mixtape Listening Party – Saturday, November 12