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A Greater View

Your Interactive Guide to Everything New and Coming to Greater College Park

By Maryland Today Staff

The Hotel

Photo by John T. Consoli

The Hotel at the University of Maryland is a major presence on the Baltimore Avenue corridor, which ties together Greater College Park from north to south.

Would you swear that such-and-such corner along Baltimore Avenue did not look like that on your last pass by? Are you thinking there are too many new restaurants that you haven’t yet tried? Have you wondered what exactly IS that building going up across the street? 

This is life in Greater College Park, where a dizzying amount of development is reshaping the community into a bustling hub for tech, startups, research, new housing and retail, and arts and culture.

It stretches along the Baltimore Avenue corridor, and follows the tracks of the  coming Purple light-rail line, around the College Park Metro Station—supported by more than $2 billion in investments from private and city, state and federal partners with the university. 

Greater partners. Greater talent. Greater location. Here’s what’s here, and what’s on the way in Greater College Park:

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