• Clean Up Green Up Recap

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    Clean Up Green Up Recap

    Clean Up Green Up 2017 went by in a flash! Across Prince George’s County, 4,281 plants were installed on October 28. 132 groups participated in the program and NDC’s design team worked with 50! Our team of experienced designers, Marita Roos, Rachel McNamara, and Laura Kendrick made it look easy.   Before the team got […]

  • Reuse Art Park Project

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    Reuse Art Park Project

      Community Forklift, an iconic Port Towns institution focused on disrupting the building materials waste stream, has a vision to turn their overflow parking lot into a one-of-a-kind community asset. Three years ago, NDC partnered to provide with initial site concepts in the form of a master plan, and since then, the Forklift team has […]

  • Cherry Hill Vision Plan

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    Cherry Hill Vision Plan

    NDC Project # 2390 Community Design Works Completed in 2015. In 2015, the Cherry Hill Development Corporation (CHDC) requested for the Neighborhood Design Center to assist with creating a community investment strategy to guide public and private investment in their neighborhood.  They were hoping to enact changes in their built environment that address numerous issues […]

  • NDC partners with United Workers on ArtPlace proposal

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    NDC partners with United Workers on ArtPlace proposal

    In recent years, the creative forces at United Workers have been making headlines in their successful battle against a massive trash incinerator proposed for construction in the Curtis Bay community, alongside one of Baltimore’s industrial waterfronts. Galvanized as a force for equitable urban redevelopment, The Land Trust: Curtis Bay (The Trust) was born, and continues […]

  • Darley Park Secures Bond Bill

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    Darley Park Secures Bond Bill

    via Sweat Equity + Community Design + Community Organizing! Darley Park is a tight-knit residential community bordered to the west by Harford Road. Community leaders have for years worked on improving the neighborhoods gateways, seeking support for their goal of a community park and amphitheater to replace vacancy and disuse. In 2015, NDC and the 6th Branch, a veteran-led […]

  • Gateway Media Lab Visioning

    Prince Georges Arts and Humanity Council and Gateway Media Lab (a “collaborative arts space for the creative community focused on film & media”) are partnering with NDC to reimagine the Lab’s physical space in order to establish a Creative Incubator space, which includes a Welcome Center for the town of Mount Rainier.  The Lab itself is currently home […]

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-Margaret Morgan Hubbard, Eco-City Farm

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#GivingTuesday

When: Tuesday, November 28 8AM-11:59PM

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Please support us in NDC’s first #GivingTuesday campaign. Our goal is to reach at least 250 individual donors in order to raise $5000. That’s just $20 per person! Please show us some love in our 50th year!

 

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Founded in 1968, the Neighborhood Design Center is a nonprofit organization that facilitates the development of healthy, equitable neighborhoods through community-engaged design and planning services. By providing the tools, expertise, and partnerships necessary to realize neighborhood visions, we support broad participation in the evolution of the built environment.