Welcome to the Community Alliance for Upper Fourteenth Street (CAUFS) or for short, Uptown 14th Street. We are an organization dedicated to the residents and businesses in the upper 14th street area. What does that mean and where is the upper 14th Street area?

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CAUFS Efforts Help Bring the Benefits of DC Main Streets to Upper 14th!


Years of effort advocating for public and private investment in the upper 14th Street business corridor has resulted in upper 14th Street and Kennedy Street being designated one of DC’s latest “Main Streets.” The new “Uptown Main Street” is the result of a joint filing by the Community Alliance for Upper Fourteenth Street (CAUFS) and the Kennedy Street Development Corporation (KSDC ) and is the only DC Main Streetprogram in Ward 4 of the city. “I am so excited with the city’s focus, confidence and investment in our business corridor,” said CAUFS founder and Co-Chair Audrey Nwanze. Read more.


CAUFS, Community Foodworks Introduce Uptown Farmers Market at 14th and Kennedy Streets

CAUFS, in partnership with Community Foodworks (CFW), will unveil the Uptown Farmers Market on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at the intersection of 14th and Kennedy Streets, and Colorado Avenue. The market will operate each Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. from through November 23, 2019.

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