Category: Gateway

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 […]

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

Development Updates on Route 1 in North College Park

I often get questions about the status of developments on and along Route 1, especially on the part that crosses north College Park. Here are a few things I think we can talk about. 1. Gateway Park: At the south side of Edgewood Road intersection, just south of Beltway, the construction of the Gateway Park […]

Gateway Park May Receive More Funding

At tonight’s worksession, the Council will discuss how to spend Program Open Space (POS) funds for the 2014 fiscal year. Chances are that the Gateway Park in Hollywood may receive more funding for its design and construction work. The City has been notified that the FY14 Program Open Space (POS) allocation for Prince George’s County […]

Tuesday June 11th, 2013 in City Council, Development, Gateway | No Comments »

Council to Discuss Final Gateway Park Design Tomorrow

In tomorrow’s worksession, the City Council will discuss the design elements of the Hollywood Gateway project and will decide if it should give staff go ahead to the final design phase of the project. The City awarded a contract for landscape architecture and engineering design services to Flora Teeter and Whitney Bailey Cox and Magnani, […]

Monday May 6th, 2013 in Development, Gateway | No Comments »

Hollywood Gateway Park In Pictures

A representative from the landscape architect company Floura Teeter came to last night’s NCPCA meeting to present the conceptual design of the proposed Hollywood Gateway Park at the intersection of Route 1 and Edgewood Road. They will come to before City Council soon to discuss the plan further and finalize it. Once that happens, the […]

Friday April 12th, 2013 in Development, Gateway | No Comments »

Gateway Park Design to Get Community and Council Reviews

The much discussed Gateway Park at the intersection of Edgewood Road and Rhode Island Avenue will be finally presented to the community and the City Council. To recap, City plans to demolish the existing house at the corner of Edewood and Route 1 and build an eco-park there. a group of residents and University of […]

Wednesday April 10th, 2013 in Development, Gateway | No Comments »

Council to Discuss Awarding Gateway Park Construction Project

A couple years ago, the City purchased the property at the Southeast corner of Edgewood Road and Route 1 with Program Open Space funds from the State, with the purpose of making the lot into a park. This property has long been challenged and has faced significant turnover of both owners and renters, and has […]

Tuesday July 3rd, 2012 in Gateway | 1 Comment »

City Asks Hollywood Gateway Park Project Bids

City has recently asked for bids for the final design and construction of Hollywood Gateway Park at the intersection of Edgewood and Route 1. The site is an approximately 6,800 square-foot lot at the southeast corner of U.S. Route 1 and Edgewood Road that is zoned Commercial Shopping Center (C-S-C). The City of College Park […]

Tuesday May 29th, 2012 in Development, Gateway | No Comments »

Gateway Park Gets a Winning Design, But When Will it See the Light?

The much debated Hollywood Gateway Park has finally seen a winning design. The park, which is located at 4703 Edgewood Road is an approximately 6,800 square-foot lot at the intersection of U.S. Route 1 and Edgewood Road. Zoned as Commercial Shopping Center (C-S-C), the City purchased the property using Program Open Space funds and plans […]

Tuesday June 14th, 2011 in Development, Gateway | No Comments »

City Eyes Acquiring Four Houses on 50th Place, Then Backs Off

The City was considering acquiring four properties on 50th place (map below) across Duvall Field, according to the documents published on City’s website. However, opposition against the plan forced the City to back off from having  such acquisitions. The City staff instead recommended to spend the the related funds on other Duvall Field or Hollywood […]

Residents Review Gateway Park Designs

Nine competing designs were on display at Thursday’s  NCPCA meeting for public comments. The City has also sponsored a design competition among UMd landscape architecture students. NCPCA earlier formed a committee on the proposed park and came up with a design based on preliminary ideas. I took pictures of some of the designs and posted them […]

Saturday April 16th, 2011 in Development, Gateway, NCPCA | No Comments »

Come and See Gateway Park Designs

Gateway park design competition The design of Hollywood Gateway Park is coming to the finish line. Three competing designs will be on display at this month’s NCPCA meeting for public comment. NCPCA meeting will be on Thursday, April 14th, 7:30 pm, Davis Hall (corner of 51st Avenue and Indian Lane). NCPCA earlier formed a committee on […]

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Monday April 4th, 2011 in Development, Gateway, Hollywood | No Comments »