Wawa planned for College Park Ikea
Developers hope to build a Wawa gas station and convenience store on what is now a parking lot near College Park’s Ikea store on Baltimore Avenue, according to documents recently filed with county planning officials. Last week, Washington D.C., based developer Roadside Development filed a detailed site plan application...
I actually love Wawa, but this seems like an insane place to put it, considering the proximity to the Beltsville one. Why not just bring a non-gas-station Wawa back to downtown College Park, where students and residents can walk to it, like the old days (but better)? If Trader Joe’s won’t come to the old Plato’s development, that’d be a perfect spot for an urban Wawa like the ones in D.C.