New York may have its DUMBO (Down Under Manhattan Bridge Overpass) and NOLITA (North of Little Italy). Here in Washington we are working on NoMa (North of Massachusetts Avenue)…but a new hot hood is racing up the charts. DUWYMeBri — Down Under Whitney Young Memorial Bridge.
East Capitol Street spans Whitney Young Memorial Bridge, connecting RFK with 295, River Terrace and neighborhoods of eastern D.C. It is eponymously named for a civil rights leader who crusaded against employment discrimination.