Placemaking Section


Updates

Placemaking Suitland

In partnership with Creative Suitland and building off their transformative placemaking work, Placemaking Suitland will be a 2-day, fun-filled event in April 2022 celebrating the arts and community.  The Prince George’s Planning Department, Creative Suitland, and the Better Block Foundation will host a virtual kickoff on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 to share details about the placemaking initiative and ways that participants can help bring the event to life!

Register here to participate in the virtual kickoff!

For more information on Placemaking Pilot Projects, visit the project website.


The Placemaking Section collaborates with communities and government agencies to rethink and rebuild public spaces in Prince George’s County. This work is achieved through:

  • Technical assistance to organizations and agencies developing public spaces;
  • Community outreach to solicit input on public spaces and placemaking in the County; 
  • Evaluation of plans and policies to assess progress towards meeting goals; and
  • Administering initiatives and programs that implement policies in places.

Our work is centered on placemaking, a set of practices that develops public space and a sense of identity in a place.

The Section focuses on three programs:

You can learn more on the pages for each project. 


Recently Completed Projects

Countywide Wayfinding Study

Takoma/Langley Crossroads Parking Study

Takoma/Langley Crossroads Planning and Implementation Study

Westphalia/Urban Land Institute-Washington (ULI Washington) Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) and Urban Plan