Major development proposed for WSSC building site

November 11, 2017

BY ALLAN WALTERS — A crowd of over 200 Hyattsville residents descended upon Vigilante Coffee Company on Nov. 8 to view and provide comments on a presentation by local developer, Werrlein Properties. The pitch? A proposal to develop the former Washington Suburban Sanitary Corporation (WSSC) site [read more]

City breaks ground on new home for DPW

August 23, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — Another major development project is underway in Hyattsville: The city’s Department of Public Works is finally getting a new home — one that will include working toilets. City staff, Department of Public Works (DPW) employees and a small number of residents attended a [read more]

City grant offers local businesses a facelift

June 16, 2017

BY LINDSAY MYERS — The aesthetic transformation of the Route 1 Corridor into a funky hot spot for creative types is due in part to the Community Facade Improvement Program sponsored by the City of Hyattsville. The program incentivizes local property owners to invest in exterior improvements to [read more]

Council gives its support to planned West Hyattsville development

February 20, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The City of Hyattsville has seen a lot of development in recent years. Most of that development has centered in areas near the Arts District or The Mall at Prince Georges, but West Hyattsville will soon get in on the action.    At the Feb. 6 council meeting, councilmembers [read more]

Concept plan presented for Lutheran Concordia site

October 12, 2015

BY CAROLINE SELLE — Editors Note: This piece was originally published on Oct. 12 missing a section.  The former Lutheran Concordia School site at 3705 Longfellow Street has been on the market for three years, and a new concept development plan from the Hyattsville Community Development [read more]

More apartments, townhomes going up

April 10, 2012

BY PAULA MINAERT — The biggest new construction in Hyattsville is happening along the east side of Route 1. A year after the first tenants opened there, the retail space at Jefferson Street is nearly at capacity. The Hair Cuttery opened last month, and the long-awaited Spice 6 Indian restaurant [read more]