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Park Wars: Jones Point Park v. Meridian Hill Park

Park Wars: Jones Point Park v. Meridian Hill Park

It’s the last Park War of the week and we’re sticking to the city’s daydreaming zones. Vote early, vote often.

Jones Point Park v. Meridian Hill Park

Jones Point Park

A prime spot for watching the sun rise and set over the Potomac, with Virginia’s last remaining riverine lighthouse. Southern edge of Old Town Alexandria, under the Woodrow Wilson Bridge.


Meridian Hill Park

Also called Malcolm X Park, it’s known for its Sunday drum circle and 13-basin fountain. Between 15th and 16th and W and Euclid streets, NW.


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Amanda has contributed to Washingtonian since 2016. She has written about the right-wing media personality Britt McHenry, chronicled her night with Stormy Daniels, and come clean about owning too much stuff. She lives on H Street. She can be reached at [email protected]