Students said they are worried about a trend in College Park development to prioritize expensive student apartment buildings and corporate stores over small, minority-owned businesses.
The proposed bill would look to promote growth in county-defined transit hubs by placing a two-year pause on townhome development in areas that are not as transit-oriented.
For many of her coworkers and colleagues, Schum didn’t just contribute to College Park during her tenure as planning and community development director. She built it into what it is today.
The new development, called Flats at College Park, will be one of the only designated affordable housing developments in College Park.
The project is still early in planning stages but is tentatively estimated to house approximately 800 people and is slated to be completed in fall 2026.
The current Hillel, located on Mowatt Lane, is about 16,700 square feet whereas the new Hillel will be more than 39,000 square feet.
The preliminary development plan for Paint Branch Preserve North and South includes the construction of 228 single-family townhomes in the space.
Prince George’s County Council holds public hearing on West Hyattsville Metro station area development
The plan calls for a reinvigorated transit system including pedestrian and bicycle facilities and new recreational spaces, such as parks.
Aster, an apartment complex opening in August, is located at 7150 Baltimore Ave.