Tag Archives: Takoma

Art Hop 2015!

It’s that time of year again when the streets and shops of Takoma become an outdoor art gallery. This exciting local art festival brings more than 70 artists to showcase their work in local shops, galleries and restaurants, with scheduled performances throughout the weekend. Community members can drop in anytime to catch a glimpse of […]
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WMATA Board Approves Plans to Move Forward

Yesterday, the WMATA Board of Directors voted unanimously to allow plans for our new multi-family residential community at the Takoma Metro station to move forward. We’re pleased with the results and look forward to working together as the plans move to the next phase of the approvals process. We will continue to provide updates and […]
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Upcoming WMATA Board Meeting

Last week, the WMATA Real Estate and Planning Committee voted to allow the plans for development at the Takoma Metro station to move forward. This is the third WMATA vote in support of transforming the Takoma Metro station parking lot into a transit-oriented residential community. The full Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, March 26th. If […]
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Updated Concept Plan Based on Takoma Community Feedback

We received a lot of great feedback and ideas from our Takoma Connected community workshop back in September. To recap, our meeting had several breakout sessions for residents to discuss and share their feedback on important topics including community green space and building design. We’ve worked hard to update our design plans and made significant […]
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Community Workshop Update!

On September 13th, we hosted a community workshop for the Takoma D.C. and Takoma Park community. The purpose of this workshop was to share our latest developments and get feedback on the preliminary design plans. During the breakout sessions at the meeting, community members shared feedback on four central topics: Development Process & Schedule, Building […]
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Sixth Annual Takoma Park Play Day

Ready. Set. Play! This Saturday is the Sixth Annual Takoma Park Play Day, and the community is more involved than ever. The event is organized to support one common cause: to get kids outside to play in Takoma Park. The event also encourages community members of all ages to play for exercise, stress relief and […]
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DC Slowly Moving Away From Cars

Today, Washington, D.C. is participating in its annual Car Free Day. This may seem like nothing new to D.C. residents as each day, D.C. gets closer to making every day car free. “Between 2010 and 2012, the number of car-free households in the District of Columbia grew by 12,612—fully 88% of new households citywide.” And […]
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Two Neighborhoods Become One

Takoma, D.C. and Takoma Park are quickly becoming one community. Both neighborhoods share “a hippie history that still lingers today” through the areas food, markets, and local businesses. Although one is in Maryland and one is in the District, these two neighborhoods are more similar than you may think. Both areas are joined by “a Metro […]
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Recap: Takoma Connected Community Workshop

Thank you to all the community members who attended our workshop this past Saturday. We heard great feedback during our breakout sessions on various aspects of our proposed resident development at the Takoma Metro site. Below you can see a snapshot of the summaries from each session, where we had a representative write down thoughts and […]
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Upcoming Community Meeting, Saturday, September 13th

Join us as we share preliminary design plans for our proposed residential community at the Takoma Metro station site. You will have the opportunity to speak with experts and provide feedback on various aspects of the development. We are looking forward to engaging with the community to develop a place for current and future residents […]
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