No Fixed Address (Part of RPC# 35-003-437 and adjacent right-of-way)
Design Process Begins: 3rd Quarter 2020
Design Process Ends: 2nd Quarter 2021
Construction Begins: 3rd Quarter 2022
Construction Ends: 3rd Quarter 2023
About the Project
The New Park at South Eads Street and Army Navy Drive (formerly known as the “Teardrop Parcel” areas) is an area for public space development, per County Board designation in October 2019. The New Park is located adjacent to the Altaire residential development and 400 11th Street South, Verizon Site development and bisected by 11th Street South in the Crystal City neighborhood. It is walking distance from both the Pentagon City and Crystal City Metro Stations and is located close to other modes of public transportation. The New Park is also at walking distance to Metropolitan Park, Long Bridge Park, and Virginia Highlands Park.
About the Process
Sept. 30- Oct. 14: The first engagement opportunity consisted of an online presentation (video/ slides) and opportunity to provide thoughts related to current use of the site and visions for its future. Community comments helped inform draft design concepts.
Dec. 28- Jan. 15: The second engagement opportunity shared details about three draft concepts (video/ slides) with an opportunity to provide thoughts about desired elements and features. Community comments are helping refine a final draft design.
Mar. 17- Mar. 31: For the third engagement opportunity, community members were invited to learn about new design updates (video/ slides) that were informed by community comments and share feedback on the final draft design. See community comments here.
June 15, 2021: The draft Park Master Plan (PMP) and Design Guidelines for the New Park at Army Navy Drive and South Eads Street project was approved by the County Board.
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