The Walter Reed AMC-LRA will have its twenty-sixth meeting of the Walter Reed LRA Community Advisory Committee (CAC) on Monday, February 5, 2018 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. The meeting will be located in the Fort Stevens Recreation Center, located at 1327 Van Buren Street, NW ,Washington, DC 20012. As always, the public is welcomed and encouraged to attend.





Welcome to the premiere issue of “The Reeder”, the community newsletter for The Parks, Historic Walter Reed redevelopment project.










Historic Building 1, the original hospital, slated for institutional, educational, corporate or medical reuse.


View from the South showing the entire former Walter Reed Campus.

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The Area


Situated on 66.57 acres of land adjacent to Rock Creek Park between Georgia Ave NW & 16th Street NW to the East and West and Fern Street NW and Aspen St NW to the North and South, the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center is located in the District of Columbia’s Ward 4 surrounded by the well-established Brightwood, Shepherd Park and Takoma neighborhoods near the DC-Maryland border.

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The Plan


The redevelopment of the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center calls for the preservation of several historic buildings, the addition of mixed-use and mixed-income residential housing, over 14 acres of green space, support services for seniors and veterans, and will accommodate office, retail, medical and educational uses.

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The Future


A new community will emerge, integrated with the historic neighborhoods that surround it creating new housing, recreational, cultural and retail opportunities that honor the legacy of this important site in the District.

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Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Local Redevelopment Authority

Building 1 north & rear facade, built 1928

The Walter Reed Local Redevelopment Authority: In accordance with BRAC law, the District established the Walter Reed LRA by Mayoral Order 2006-21. DC is the only jurisdiction comprising the LRA and is recognized by the Department of Defense, Office of Economic Adjustment.

The Mayor of the District of Columbia established the Walter Reed LRA Committee to oversee the preparation of the Reuse Plan. The LRA Committee is comprised of 22 members including eight District agency directors, 10 voting and alternate citizen members, and four ex-officio members. The citizen members were appointed by the Chairman of the District Council. The District agency delegates and five of the citizen members are voting members of the LRA Committee.