Tiber Island’s Past

Pre-Washington DC — “Tiber Island” is derived from the name of a creek that was here long before the city of Washington and when this area of Southwest Washington DC was surrounded by water. Originally called Goose Creek, it was renamed ‘”TheTiber” after Rome’s Tiber River when the area around it was selected as the new...
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Tiber Island’s Present

Southwest is the most diverse area in Washington, DC. Along with its unique architecture and location along the Potomac, it is this diversity that gives Southwest its special character. Singles, families, young and old — all make Southwest their home. This diversity of backgrounds and interests generates high levels of community involvement and commitment. Much...
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Tiber Island’s Future

A dynamic, interesting neighborhood is one which embraces change. And change is coming to Southwest DC. There are numerous development projects planned and underway, from a magnificent new Arena Stage to renovated apartment complexes and DC United’s new Audi Field. These developments promise to bring greatly expanded opportunities for entertainment, shopping and community activities. In...
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