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Growing a Healthy Park

For most of the 20th century, the land around you was a rail yard connecting the District to the world, after which it lay mostly fallow, a place for parking cars and dumping trash. Although these industrial uses compromised soil health, Alethia Tanner Park was designed to create a thriving ecosystem and community hub, interventions -- including phytoremediation, rainwater collection, and the planting of native species -- set the park on a healthy course.
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