Route 1

Armory Apartments project adapting and progressing

June 10, 2019

By SHOURJYA MOOKERJEE — Armory Apartments, the mixed-use retail and residential complex planned for the Arts District along Baltimore Avenue, has updated its design and is adjusting to increased development costs. D.C.-based real estate and development company Urban Investment Partners (UIP) [read more]

Greenbelt real estate agency expands into Hyattsville

March 23, 2019

By COLLEEN D. CURRAN — Town Center Realty & Associates Inc., a small, boutique brokerage out of Greenbelt, is expanding into Hyattsville with a new office to open this spring. “We value the local proprietor — the middle-of-town gas station, the barber, the little five-and-dime shop,” [read more]

Proposed Armory Apartments to bring big change to Route 1

August 3, 2018

By KRISSI HUMBARD — A new apartment development planned for Route 1 will change the landscape of downtown Hyattsville in a big way. Urban Investment Partners (UIP), a D.C.-based real estate and development company, presented plans for Armory Apartments to the Hyattsville City Council on July 16. [read more]

Path between College Park, Riverdale now open for use

April 18, 2018

By MEAGAN MILLER — Two pillars at the corner of Albion Road and Route 1 were tied together by a red ribbon at 8:30 a.m. on April 5. Folks from the neighborhood and representatives from around the county snacked on donated Pike’s Place brew coffee from Riverdale Park Station Starbucks and [read more]

‘Greater College Park’ has benefits for Hyattsville, too

June 21, 2017

BY ALLAN WALTERS — College Park is in the midst of a multiyear plan to remake itself as a “top 20” college town in the country. As one of College Park’s closest municipal neighbors, Hyattsville is in a unique position to benefit from the growth and development that will occur over the [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]

Overpass on Route 1 to become public-art canvas

July 9, 2014

On July 26, less than a month before the bicentennial of the Battle of Bladensburg, the Hyattsville Community Development Corporation (CDC) will put its own spin on the milestone with Bursting In Air, an outdoor festival combining public art, local food and beer, and live performances, including [read more]

City may add parking near Route 1

November 10, 2012

BY PAULA MINAERT — Will there be more parking coming to Route 1? The city council has decided to apply for two grants totaling $1 million. The grants, said Mayor Marc Tartaro, will be used to acquire land on Hamilton Street on the east side of Route 1 and for demolition and other services [read more]

What’s on Route 1? The view from the new Route 1 Ride bus

July 10, 2012

BY PAULA MINAERT — Route 1 Ride, the county bus service that travels one of the area’s main commercial districts, can take you from IKEA in College Park down to the traffic circle in Mount Rainier. It’s free for students and seniors; the rest of us pay $1. It will soon be easy to pick out [read more]
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