Tag Archives: Prince George’s Plaza Metro

Why Route 1’s Giant Parking Lots May Not Last

Few things are more symbolic of America suburbs than the giant parking lot. From malls to car dealerships to big box stores, developers have spent the latter half of the 20th century paving over lots to fill with cars, especially … Continue reading

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The Story of Hyattsville’s Forgotten Dairy Farm

Christian Heurich ran a brewery in D.C. for a living, but he ran a successful dairy farm in Hyattsville almost as a hobby. After immigrating to the United States in 1866 with just $200, Heurich (pronounced HOY-rick) eventually became the … Continue reading

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How Prince George’s Metro Stops Could Improve

Prince George’s County could soon take a small step that would greatly improve shops and apartments around the Route 1 corridor Metro stations. Some minor tweaks to the county’s 50-year-old zoning code would make it much easier to have mixed-use developments … 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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New Townhomes on Sale in Hyattsville

Two new townhome developments are going on sale in the Hyattsville area. Ryan Homes will soon begin selling four-level townhomes at Editor’s Park on East-West Highway near the Home Depot, while Stanley Martin will offer townhomes at Riverdale Park Station near … Continue reading

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