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Public Forum: Duvall Field Visioning & Planning Project

The City of College Park needs your input to determine future improvements at Duvall Field. Please attend this meeting and share your thoughts and ideas for upgrading and prioritizing its facilities, amenities and services. This will help the City to develop a plan to meet community needs and wishes. • Learn about the project • […]

Saturday December 22nd, 2018 in Announcements, Duvall Field | Comments Off on Public Forum: Duvall Field Visioning & Planning Project

Gateway Park Construction to Start Early Next Year

Some of you have asked for an update about the Gateway Park project at the  corner of Route 1 and Edgewood Road. The City Council awarded the construction contract a few months back. Accordingly, the final construction was expected to start in this fall. Unfortuantely, the right-of-entry/acquisition issues (from 47th Place) took some time to […]

Wednesday November 28th, 2018 in Development, Gateway | Comments Off on Gateway Park Construction to Start Early Next Year

Council Supports New Jewish Center in College Park

The Hillel in College Park is proposing to build a new Jewish cultural center (Hillel) to replace the existing one at 7612 Mowatt Lane, in Old Town College Park Historic District. The new cultural center is proposed to be 38,728 square feet and two-stories tall. The existing building is 16,930 square feet and is also […]

Sunday November 25th, 2018 in Development | Comments Off on Council Supports New Jewish Center in College Park

New City Hall Building will Include University Offices

At last night’s Council meeting, the new City Hall architecture team presented a concept plan of the new City Hall building that will include University of Maryland offices in it. Please see above a model of the proposed 3-D model the architecture team presented at the meeting. According to the new design, there will be retail on […]

Wednesday November 21st, 2018 in City Hall | Comments Off on New City Hall Building will Include University Offices

At tonight’s meeting, the City Council will consider approving a contract to complete the design work of the Hollywood Streetscape project. The specific consultant scope of services includes surveying, 60% design development to determine final design elements and features and meetings with the community and City Council, 100% design development and preparation of construction drawings, […]

Tuesday November 20th, 2018 in Hollywood Streetscape | Comments Off on

Duvall Field Second Phase Development to Start in December

At tomorrow’s meeting, the Council will award a contract to assist vision sessions about the next phase of the Duvall Field development contract. The next step will be the preparation of a conceptual plan with community input to determine the other types of facilities and work needed. This phase may include the reconfiguration of the […]

Monday October 22nd, 2018 in Development, Duvall Field | Comments Off on Duvall Field Second Phase Development to Start in December

City to Host Community Meeting about New City Hall at Davis Hall

Thursday October 11th, 2018 in Announcements, City Hall | Comments Off on City to Host Community Meeting about New City Hall at Davis Hall

Rhode Island Ave Protected Bike lane Gets 120K MDOT Grants

Good news. Very recently, the MDOT awarded the City with a $120,000 grant, which will hopefully help to complete the design phase of the Rhode Island Ave protected bike lane project. http://www.mdot.maryland.gov/newMDOT/Planning/Bike_Walk/Documents/FY19_GrantAwards.pdf The City initiated a project in order to make bike lanes on both sides of Rhode Island Ave from MD 193 to the […]

Wednesday October 3rd, 2018 in Development | Comments Off on Rhode Island Ave Protected Bike lane Gets 120K MDOT Grants

North College Park Community Center Survey Responses

Thank you all who responded to the recent city-wide survey about the idea of establishing a community center in north College Park. You can see the results attached in this post, or here online: https://goo.gl/eMDG4y. The survey asks important questions, such as (1) support/opposition for the center (2) What kind of programs residents want to […]

Friday September 28th, 2018 in North College Park Community Center | Comments Off on North College Park Community Center Survey Responses

Tax Credits to Bozzuto and Other City Developments

At tomorrow’s meeting, the Council will consider approving a Revitalization Tax Credit (RTC) of 60% for a 15-year term and approve the associated Term Sheet to the Bozzuto development. The proposed tax credit will be possible if the Council approves the enabling ordinance 18-O-01. The approved Bozzuto project includes 393 residential units and between 60,000 […]

Monday September 24th, 2018 in Bozzuto, Development | Comments Off on Tax Credits to Bozzuto and Other City Developments

Community Meeting: City Hall

Community Meeting: City Hall Thursday, September 27, 2018 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. City Hall Council Chambers 4500 Knox Road This meeting will explore what the new City Hall could be – including its design, uses, functions and activities. For over 20 years the City has discussed a need for a new City Hall. In 2014, […]

Saturday September 22nd, 2018 in Announcements, City Hall, Development | Comments Off on Community Meeting: City Hall

College Park City Hall Visioning Session Next Week

At next week’s Council worksession, the City Council will engage in a visioning session about the new City Hall. The goal of this session is to begin to picture what a new City Hall for College Park could be. This will be done by using images to stimulate thought and discussion. The desired outcomes of […]

Friday September 14th, 2018 in City Hall, Development | Comments Off on College Park City Hall Visioning Session Next Week

Update on Calvert Road Child Care Center

Representatives from the University of Maryland will be at tonight’s City Council meeting to present the design development phase for the renovation of the former Calvert Road School. The design is currently 35-50% complete. The proposed scope of work includes the demolition of the non-historic additions; rehabilitation of the original building; and the construction of […]

Tuesday September 4th, 2018 in Calvert Rd. School | Comments Off on Update on Calvert Road Child Care Center

North College Park Community Center Survey

Dear neighbors, Over the past years, many residents have approached us with the idea of creating a full-time community space where residents of various ages could come, and enjoy programs of their choice. For many residents, the existing programs being run at the nearby community centers lack adequate programming. For other residents, especially for those […]

Monday August 27th, 2018 in North College Park Community Center | Comments Off on North College Park Community Center Survey

Council Opposes Storage Facility Plan on Route 1

At last week’s City Council meeting, the City Council opposed the Detailed Site Plan (DSP) to build a storage facility on Route 1 in north College Park. Several residents spoke at the meeting opposing the plan. We also got several emails from residents, all opposing the plan. MD Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnik also sent a letter […]

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Wednesday July 25th, 2018 in Development, JDA Storage | Comments Off on Council Opposes Storage Facility Plan on Route 1