The council voted unanimously to transfer jurisdiction of the section of Rhode Island Avenue between Paducah Road and Greenbelt Road.
All customers must wear masks, stay six feet apart and follow a certain path to each table.
The community space will be in North College Park.
Ruth Carter has worked with household names like Steven Spielberg and Spike Lee.
The developments include new parks, sidewalks and bike lanes.
They fear it could make for significant noise increases in the city's northern neighborhoods.