Governor Awards Hyattsville
Michael Steele, Gov. Bob Ehrlich, Mayor Bill Gardiner
and City Councilmember Chris Currie celebrate the state
award of almost a half-million dollars to the City of
(Photo by Hyattsville Life & Times.)
HYATTSVILLE, January 13, 2005 --
Maryland Governor Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr., Lieutenant
Governor Michael S. Steele, and Maryland Department
of Housing and Community Development Secretary
Victor L. Hoskins came to Hyattsville today to
present the City with a check totaling $410,000.
The funds are the result of the City's successful
Community Legacy Program application and will be
used to demolish the existing building at 4307
Jefferson St. to facilitate the development of
Renaissance Square and to design and engineer the
conversion of Hamilton Street into a landscaped
boulevard from Queens Chapel Rd. to Magruder Park.
The Hyattsville Community
Development Corporation was also presented with a
Community Legacy award check totaling $15,000 to
fund a market study to demonstrate the feasibility
of establishing a Restaurant Row on Rte. 1.
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