Local Grassroots Organization Suggests Use for Dilapidated Northern RFK Lots in the Washington Post

The Washington Post published an opinion piece by the President of the Capitol Riverside Youth Sports Park, a suggested park that would transform the dilapidated and largely ignored parking lots North of RFK Stadium into a useful green space (I, Bob Coomber, am a Board Member of this organization, and a supporter of the plan).

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The plan was adjusted in order to accommodate suggestions from Kingman Park residents, largely on Oklahoma Avenue. It received unanimous support by ANC 7D, and the Friends of Kingman Park also wrote a letter of support.

For more information on CRYSP, go here. For a presentation that explains its relationship to a potential Olympic bid or football stadium, go here. Note that CRYSP does not support an Olympic bid or football stadium; it just wouldn’t prevent either from happening.