• Create a vibrant mix of retail, office, cultural, and residential uses that reinforce each other. • Design phased development that builds mixed uses at each stage, takes advantage of the Beltway location, and preserves the potential to capitalize on future transit access. • Provide enhanced residential community that accommodates residents of all incomes, emphasizes homeownership for long-term stability, and provides links to jobs, retail, restaurants, services, and cultural/ entertainment activities. • Provide an enhanced quality of life with significantly reduced crime levels and a heightened sense of personal safety. • Provide amenities that support both new and existing residents, including retail, entertainment, and cultural uses, as well as public open space and schools. • Design for a multiplicity of uses flexible enough to respond to changing markets. Policy 1: Change the area’s image. Strategies • Redevelop Glenarden Apartments and Maple Ridge Apartments. Coordinate public actions to address the needs of the existing tenants that will be relocated during redevelopment and the homeowners surrounding the area who may be adversely impacted during the effort. • Enhance the appearance of the former Landover Mall site with permanent landscape improvements at entry points and interim landscaping on other parts of the site. • Improve other gateways to the area with landscape, signage, and civic art elements.
114 Approved Landover Gateway Sector Plan and Sectional Map Amendment LANDOVER GATEWAY Policy 2: Enhance public safety. Strategies • Incorporate Crime Prevention through Environmental Design principles into all new development to discourage future crime. • Facilitate neighborhood watch programs to empower local residents. • Establish police foot patrols in the redevelopment area. • Enforce building and maintenance codes to assure adequate upkeep of area businesses and buildings. Policy 3: Improve transit access.
- Fall '17
- Prince George's County, Maryland, Landover Gateway