DesignDC Offers Planners More Perspectives

DesignDC, the annual conference of the Washington, D.C., Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, offered sessions earlier this month on equitable development, housing affordability, and the consideration of women in urban design.

Study Launches to Improve Pedestrian Safety at Prince George’s Plaza

The Prince George’s Plaza Station Pedestrian Safety and Access Study, launched September 11, will provide detailed recommendations and implementation measures to enhance the area for non-motorized users.

Planning Department Program Funds Fairmont Heights High School Study

Fairmont Heights in 1950

In September 1950, 738 black students entered the new Fairmont Heights Junior-Senior High School—one of only two high schools in Prince George’s County for blacks during segregation, and the only one that offered twelfth grade. In 2017, the last students

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Deadline for Historic Property Grants: October 29

Mullikin’s Delight, Bowie

The Prince George’s County Planning Department is accepting applications for the Historic Property Grant Program, which offers up to $50,000 for the acquisition, rehabilitation, preservation, or restoration of historic properties. The 11 properties shown in the above slideshow that were awarded

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Register today: Zoning Rewrite Team to Discuss Community Engagement

Zoning Rewrite logo

The Prince George’s County Zoning Rewrite Team and community members will be present about Community Engagement in the Zoning Rewrite process at the 2018 National Capital Area APA Conference on Thursday, October 18 at George Washington University.