More About Shepherd Park Real Estate
The Parks at Walter Reed, a former Walter Reed Army Medical Center campus which closed in 2011, is slated for redevelopment for retail, residential, and community space. Anticipated projects include a Hyatt Hotel and Conference Center, as well as parks and community gardens, a medical care clinic, and variety of retail and housing options. Today, Shepherd Park current offers easy access to Rock Creek Park and all of its outdoor activities, including the Holly Trail. The Jessup Blair Local Park is another nearby park spanning 24.2 acres that is home to picnic areas, playgrounds, and sports fields.
While Shepherd Park is not directly served by a Metro Station, two stations — Silver Spring and Takoma on the Red Line -- are a short drive away. Additional bus lines run along 16th Street and Georgia Avenue. Shepherd Park is bounded on the east by Georgia and Eastern Avenues; by 16th Street on the west; by Alaska Avenue and Fern Street on the south and the vacant Walter Reed Army Medical Center campus lying below.