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Anacostia’s beautiful parks and odd landmarks make this neighborhood a prime location for spending an afternoon outside:

Anacostia Park
Golf, skate, play basketball or tennis at one of this waterfront park’s many venues. Don’t miss the Urban Treehouse.
   Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue, SE
   202-426-6905
   Open Everyday

Fort Dupont Park
If the weather is warm, picnic, walk the trails, or catch a concert here. If it’s cold, go sledding!
   Randle Circle, SE
   202-426-7723
   Open Everyday

The World’s Biggest Chair
Go into Anacostia’s historic district and gaze up at this 19.5 foot wonder.
   V Street & Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE

Mural at DC Social Services Building
Walk down the block and view some of this neighborhood’s public art.
   W Street & Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE

Union Temple Baptist Church
Walk another block and visit Pastor Willie F. Wilson’s prominent church.
   1225 W Street, SE
   202-678-8822

Imani Café
Have dinner at what was once this neighborhood’s only sit-down restaurant.
   1918 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE
   202-678-4890







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