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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

Latest Gateway Park Design

Recently, teh City Council approved the final design of the Gateway Park at the intersection of Roiute 1 and Edgewood Road. Here you can find the detailed design on City’s website…

Sunday June 17th, 2018 in Development, Gateway | Comments Off on Latest Gateway Park Design

Council Approves Gateway Park’s Current Design, Awards Construction Contract

Last night, the City Council unanimously approved the Gateway Park’s design without scaling it down further. We also awarded the construction contract of the project. The Council found the cost-saving options fairly small in amount. We’re also told that we’d have to spend more on design work should we decide to change the current design. […]

Wednesday June 6th, 2018 in City Council, Development, Gateway | Comments Off on Council Approves Gateway Park’s Current Design, Awards Construction Contract

Gateway Park Project Nearing the Finish Line

At tomorrow’s meeting, the Council will consider awarding the construction contract of the Gateway Park project. This project is going for around 10 years and the Council action will hopefully help take the project near the finish line. We completely understand and acknowledge that the community had varying degrees of reactions about the project over […]

Monday June 4th, 2018 in Development, Gateway | Comments Off on Gateway Park Project Nearing the Finish Line

Council Set to Decide Construction Phase of the Gateway Park

At tonight’s meeting, the Council will discuss options to cut cost and may consider approving future direction. If approved, the construction will move forward this year. At the April 19 meeting, the City Council discussed different ways to cut the cost of the Gateway project. The This happened after the City found that an additional […]

Tuesday May 22nd, 2018 in Development, Gateway | Comments Off on Council Set to Decide Construction Phase of the Gateway Park

Council Discusses More Cuts to Gate Park Construction Cost

At last night’s meeting, the City Council discussed different ways to cut cost of the Gateway project. This happened after the City found that an additional $350,000 will need to be added to the budget in order to proceed with the project. Nine bids were received ranging in price from $868,747 – $1,359,890. These bids are still […]

Wednesday April 18th, 2018 in Development, Gateway | Comments Off on Council Discusses More Cuts to Gate Park Construction Cost

Council Decides to Keep Most Gateway Park Features

Thanks to my Council colleagues for coming to the consensus for keeping most of Gateway Park’s existing features. The good news is that two proposed big-ticket items survived the cut. The City will build the park pavilion, and it will acquire the lot as an access from 47th Pl. As part of the compromise, we […]

Thursday July 6th, 2017 in Development, Gateway | Comments Off on Council Decides to Keep Most Gateway Park Features

Council Decides to Scale back Gateway Park Project

At last night’s meeting, the City Council decided to scale back the Gateway Park project. Though the Council decided to fund the park fully, strangely enough, it then decided to scale down the Park’s amenities. The outcome is rather disappointing, given the fact that the Council has consistently supported the design of the park project […]

Wednesday June 14th, 2017 in Development, Gateway | Comments Off on Council Decides to Scale back Gateway Park Project

After 7 Years of Work and Spending Half a Million, Gateway Park May not Get Built

After spending more than half a million dollars and hundreds of hours of staff and community time over the past seven years, the Gateway Park project may not finally see the light. The project is scheduled to go for construction in fall this year and completion early next year. However, that may not happen if […]

Wednesday June 7th, 2017 in Development, Gateway | 1 Comment »

Another Eyesore Gone – City Plans to Build Gateway Park Soon

The old (eyesore building) at the corner of Edgewood Rd and Rt 1 is finally gone. The City plans to build the Gateway Park at the site soon. A few months ago the City also acquired a much-needed access to the park from the 47th place. Here are some pictures of the park that the […]

Wednesday February 15th, 2017 in Development, Gateway | 2 Comments »

Council Approves $105K to Help Build Park, Fitness Trail in North College Park

Early this month, College park City Council approved a total of nearly $105,000 to help build the Gateway Park and a fitness trail around the Hollywood (REI / MoM) Shopping Center. Council approved the FY2017 Program Open Space (POS) allocation using $20,000 for land acquisition to expand the Hollywood Gateway Park and using $94, 712 […]

Monday June 27th, 2016 in Gateway | 2 Comments »

Council to Approve Funds for Park and Wellness Track in North College Park

At tonight’s meeting, the City Council will consider approving  the FY2017 Program Open Space (POS) allocation using $20,000 for land acquisition to expand the Hollywood Gateway Park and using $94, 712 for the wellness trail around Hollywood Shopping Center as proposed by staff. Prince George’s County’s allocation of POS funds in FY2017 is $3,258,859; College […]

Tuesday June 14th, 2016 in Development, Gateway | Comments Off on Council to Approve Funds for Park and Wellness Track in North College Park

Gateway Park Development Hit with Delay

The Gateway Park development at the south east corner of  Edgewood Rd and Route 1 has been hit by an uncertainty with the State’s Program Open Space fund. Even though the City has the grant money, it needs State’s approval to spend. the Board of Public Works made approximately $400 million in cuts to agencies’ […]

Monday March 23rd, 2015 in Development, Gateway | 3 Comments »

Council to Discuss Gateway Park and Duvall Field Projects

The City of College Park has been notified that the City will be receiving $129,169 in FY 2015 POS funds based on the 2010 census population. Applications for acquisition and/or development projects must be submitted by June 20, 2014. Typically, POS funding must be divided equally between acquisition and development projects. This year, all of […]

Sunday June 1st, 2014 in Development, Duvall Field, Gateway | Comments Off on Council to Discuss Gateway Park and Duvall Field Projects

Hollywood Wind and Weather Park Construction to Start this Summer

The park at the south east corner of Edgewood Rd. and Route 1, which was formerly known as the Gateway Park, will now be called “Hollywood Wind and Weather Park”. The name change was made to reflect the climate related activities that the park will support. The landscape architecture and engineering design services to Flora […]

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Friday January 24th, 2014 in Development, Gateway | 7 Comments »