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Developer Eyes Hyattsville’s WSSC Building

A real estate developer once again has eyes on the former home of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission. The 115,000-square foot building, which dates to 1939, is the subject of a proposal by Werrlein Properties, a Maryland developer which has … Continue reading

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See the Future of the College Park Metro Station

The College Park Metro station will be unrecognizable in a few years. The Prince George’s County planning board has approved preliminary plans for an apartment and retail building just south of the Metro stop on River Road. Gilbane Development, which … Continue reading

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An Office Building Gets New Life as Apartments

An office building at University Town Center will soon be reborn as apartments. Built in 1968, the 10-story building at 3700 East-West Highway is directly behind the new Safeway, around the corner from the movie theater and several restaurants, and … Continue reading

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Studio 3807 Commissions $200,000 Worth of Art

A new apartment complex scheduled to open next spring in Brentwood is getting serious about art. The developers of Studio 3807, a mixed-use building kitty-cornered from the volunteer fire department on Rhode Island Avenue, have commissioned $200,000 worth of art for permanent public … Continue reading

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See the Plans for Apartments Behind the Mall

Construction is underway on a new apartment complex behind the Mall at Prince George’s. The building at 3420 Toledo Terrace is the latest project as part of a larger overhaul of the area. When complete, it will join the nearby 3350 at … Continue reading

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Row Homes Selling Well at Editor’s Park

The townhomes at Editor’s Park in Hyattsville are almost halfway sold. A map at the row home development on East-West Highway near the Home Depot shows 54 have been sold already, about half the houses that will be available in … Continue reading

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Ginn’s Warehouse Gets a Graffiti Sendoff

Hyattsville’s latest public art will be going away soon. A group of nearly 50 graffiti artists tagged the former site of Ginn’s Warehouse in West Hyattsville earlier this month as part of a temporary art project visible from the Green … Continue reading

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University Park Named D.C.’s ‘Best Value’

University Park was named the “best value neighborhood” in the greater Washington area. In a study by the online real estate site Trulia, University Park scored well on affordability, local restaurants, commute times, schools and crime. “The neighborhood ranks high … Continue reading

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Brentwood Apartment Construction Underway

A Brentwood apartment project will transform a section of Route 1. Construction is underway at Studio 3807, located kitty-cornered from the volunteer fire department on Rhode Island Avenue, with apartments slated to be available to rent in spring of 2018. The … Continue reading

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Hyattsville Wire Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

This month, the Hyattsville Wire celebrates its fifth anniversary. In May of 2012, we started this website because we felt communities along Route 1 weren’t being covered well, especially online, where coverage tended to focus on politics and crime. We wanted … Continue reading

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