Building New Downtowns In Prince George's County

Building New Downtowns In Prince George's County

Could New Carrollton be the next Silver Spring? Prince George's County, Md., wants to revitalize blighted areas and boost the local economy. We look at the possible locations and what redevelopment would mean for the county's future.

Could New Carrollton be the next Silver Spring? Prince George's County, Md., wants to create vibrant, mixed-use districts with condos, restaurants and retail near three of its busiest Metro stations. We look at the revitalization effort and what the creation of new suburban "downtowns" would mean for the county's future.

Guests

Sonja Ewing

Planner and a Coordinator for Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission's Prince George's Plan 2035

Mike Franklin

Owner of Franklins Restaurant, Brewery & General Store in Hyattsville and Chair of the Hyattsville Community Development Corporation

Stephanie Stullich

Member, College Park City Council

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