The Memorial Tree Groves Project was envisioned as a way to pay lasting tribute to the tragic events of September 11, 2001. This is one of eight neighborhood groves, serving both to remember September 11 and to celebrate the community that surrounds the grove.
John Corea, a public policy research manager for the biopharmaceutical industry, bought a house in the Bloomingdale neighborhood of Washington DC in 2002. He quickly became intrigued by—and then obsessed with—a plot of land behind his house that was collectively owned by the community. Nestled between two city streets, Crispus Attucks Park is a “unique...View