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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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College Park Named Top Rental Investment

College Park rentals are a good investment, according to an analysis by Redfin. The online real estate services firm studied college towns associated with the 310 schools listed in the most recent U.S. News & World Report national ranking. They … Continue reading

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How the University of Maryland Is Driving Development

The University of Maryland has become a prime mover in the Route 1 renaissance. In the past few years, the administration has become focused on turning College Park into one of the nation’s premier college towns with new high-end student housing, a $115 million … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Draws Attention to Route 1

The new Whole Foods has already had an effect on Route 1. The opening of the grocery store chain at Riverdale Park Station has received a ton of attention from Washington-area media. The Washington Post wrote more than one story. Business-oriented publications like … Continue reading

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Apartments Proposed for College Park Metro

The College Park Metro station could get apartments and shops soon. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority is seeking public comments on a proposal for two buildings with 430 apartments and ground-floor retail on the site of a five-acre parking lot. … Continue reading

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