Join Cleveland Park Smart Growth

Cleveland Park Smart Growth (CPSG) is the advocacy group for urbanists in our area.  If you live in the areas covered by ANC’s 3A, 3C, or 3F (Cleveland Park, Woodley Park, Van Ness, Cathedral Heights, McLean Gardens, Forest Hills, Wakefield, Woodland-Normanstone neighborhoods and more) and support policies that:

  • advance greater, more sustainable, density
  • prioritize pedestrians, biking and transit
  • promote equitable housing
  • champion urban vitality, and
  • strike a balance between preserving our past and growing our future

… this is the group for you!

CPSG acts as a voice for its members to city policy makers.  It also serves to educate its members and the community on smart growth issues, through its Facebook Group, email list, social events and panel discussions.

  • Medium Rare’s Pergola Is Up!

    Thanks to your civic engagement and hard work by ANC Commissioners Sauleh Siddiqui and Tammy Gordon, Medium Rare won approval from the HPRB late last year to install a pergola over their outdoor seating along Connecticut Ave. And now the pergola is up! And IMO it looks great, hardly noticeable at a distance. Now go…

  • CM Matt Frumin Asks DDOT for Safety Improvements

    Late last month CPSG send out a call to action asking DC to take steps to make Connecticut Ave safer, especially in light of the horrific crash in front of the Zoo February 21st, which resulted in a fatality and multiple people injured. Today we learned that Councilmember Matt Frumin sent a letter to DDOT…

  • Need to Measure Outcomes of Historic Districts

    Updating a previous article published on this website in 2021, Greater Greater Washington recently published new data showing the impact historic districts could be having on both entrenching segregation and catalyzing the displacement of Black residents. Read the article by CPSG’s Bob Ward here. Be sure to take the Office of Planning’s survey on their…