Route 1 Metro property could become parkland
Michael Theis/Route 1 Reporter
This property in southern College Park, just north of the Riverdale Park Station redevelopment, is for sale. Some nearby residents want local officials to purchase it to preserve the land as green space.
A six-acre tract of wooded, Metro-owned land next to Riverdale Park Station has been taken off the market to potentially be preserved as green space. In January, WMATA officials revealed plans to sell the land as part of its surplus land sale effort to unload vacant land it owns...
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R-55 rarely allows townhomes. To allow to townhomes in R-55, the land must have been subdivided for attachment structures prior to a date in the 1980s – I believe it’s 1986 or 1988.