Barry Farm Real Estate | DC
Barry Farm Real Estate | DC
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Barry Farm Features & Properties
While housing styles vary somewhat within the Barry Farm community, dominant by far are townhouses, arranged in four- to six-home buildings. Barry Farm is home to Excel Academy, DC's first public charter school for girls and just across Suitland Parkway, in Buena Vista, stand Kipp DC and Thurgood Marshall Academy, two high-ranking public charter schools. Barry Farm Recreation and Aquatic Center and nearby Anacostia Park provide ample opportunity for exercise and play.
Barry Farm History
Barry Farm derives its name quite simply from the land on which the neighborhood now stands. It was farmland owned before the American Civil War by James Barry. Shortly after the war, General Oliver Howard, who served then as the Commissioner of the Freedmen's Bureau, acquired government funding to purchase the farm. It was then subdivided and platted to be sold to freedmen and their families for a few hundred dollars per lot. This was the first instance of African-American land ownership within the District of Columbia.
Barry Farm Transportation & Location
Barry Farm has no Metro Station, however, the Anacostia Metro Station on the Green Line is located nearby in the Buena Vista neighborhood.
Barry Farm is bounded by Suitland Pkwy to the east, Anacostia Fwy to the north and west, and the southern border is located in between Stevens Rd SE and Sweetgum Ln SE.
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Listing information last updated on December 1st, 2023 at 6:30pm EST.