MOUNT RANIER TOWN CENTER
Cunningham | Quill worked with Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission–Prince George’s County on a new mixed-use development plan for the City of Mount Rainier. In an effort to facilitate and develop a community-supported vision founded on current and projected economic and market analysis, the team initiated the design process with site tours, interviews, and stakeholder meetings. A series of community meetings and charrette workshops were conducted to ensure public participation and involvement. The final development plan includes implementation strategies, draft form-based code development/design guidelines and standards, and transportation, land use, and sustainable infrastructure recommendations. The Development Plan envisions Mount Rainier as a vital, pedestrian-oriented, mixed-use town center with special focus on the city’s artistic, historic and environmental traditions.
Awards: 2014 AIA DC Award of Merit in Urban Design & Master Planning; 2012 Congress for the New Urbanism Charter Award; 2010 AIA Maryland State Component Citation Award for Urban Design & Planning; 2010 AIA Potomac Valley Chapter Citation Award For Master Planning