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Bowser Administration to Break Ground on Texas Avenue Dog Park in Ward 7

Tuesday, December 12, 2023

(WASHINGTON, DC) - On Wednesday, December 13, at 4:00 p.m., the DC Department of General Services (DGS) and the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) will break ground on the Texas Avenue Dog Park. This will be the first dog park beat East of the River and is scheduled to open in mid-2024. 

Wednesday, December 13, at 4:00 p.m. 

Delano Hunter, Director, Department of General Services 
Thennie Freeman, Director, DC Department of Parks and Recreation 
Macksi, First Dog, DC Department of Parks and Recreation 

4600 Texas Ave SE  
Across from Plummer Elementary School 

*Closest Metro Station: Benning Road Metro Station*    
*Closest Bikeshare Station: 4217 E Capitol St SE*   

Press interested in attending the event should RSVP to [email protected] 

The mission of the Department of General Services is to build, maintain, and sustain the District of Columbia’s real estate portfolio, which includes more than 840 District owned properties in Washington, DC. This work allows the agency to foster economic viability, environmental stewardship, and equity across all eight (8) wards.