1980 map of land use in Historic Anacostia

1980 - Anacostia focus areaAlthough changes are slowly creeping through Anacostia there remain many vacant lots within the residential area and numerous parking surfaces lining the commercial strip. Here is a map from 1980 that diagrams the varied land uses in Anacostia. Notice any significant differences?

 

1980 _ Existing Land Use Map - Ward 6 - AnacostiaKEY:

Yellow: detached and semi-detached dwellings

Brown: row dwellings

Salmon: flats/garden apartments

Burgundy: mid and high rise apartments

Orange: retail, office and hotel

Green: parks, open space and cemeteries

Pink: industrial

Light blue: local public facilities

Dark blue: private institutions

Blue: federal facilities

White: vacant or parking

 

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