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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