2016 Annual Report

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2016 Annual Report

Hyattsville Community Development Corporation

Our Mission: ₋₋To develop arts and public spaces; ₋₋To spur economic development and the quality of community life; ₋₋To encourage widespread leadership for community revitalization; and ₋₋To rebuild the City’s commercial corridors.

February 2017

Board of Directors Lisa Jordan, Chair Gloria Felix-Thompson, Vice-Chair Mark G. L. Ferguson, Treasurer Corey Powell Secretary Mike Franklin Lynda Lynn Chris Hatcher Adam Weissmann Lawrence Taub

4312 Hamilton Street, Hyattsville, MD 20781 | (301) 683-8267 | eisenberg@hyattsvillecdc.org 2

Hyattsville CDC: 2016

Community Life

Small Business

Economic Development



Welcome Guide Dining Guide Parking Map Bulletin Board/ Social Media

Comm. Building Transit Screen

Arts & Public Space


Calls for Assistance

Business Toolkit


Business Directory

Route 1 Ride Traffic Box Wrap

Nonprofit Incubator, Fiscal Sponsorship

Civic Lists

Creative Edge RPAC



Resources Planning Docs

Calls for Assistance


Public Art


Real Estate Listings Construction Management 4516 41st Avenue

Consulting & Research City of Greenbelt

3 Brothers Facade

Gateway Arts District Marketing

Real Property Calculator Single Commissions

Property Database

Future View

Land Use & Demo Info

4314 Farragut St

Gateway at UTC

Route 1 Retail Market Study


Arts & Ales

Community Murals


Bursting in Air

Tent Rental

Bursting on the Scene

WH Block Parties


Multiple Commissions Riverdale Park PAI ARTways Trail Signage

Public Art Locator Arts Learning Guide MyGatewayArts .org


This diversified funding, when coupled with a focus on cash flow management ensures we can operate programs and projects seamlessly throughout the year. Hyattsville CDC management emphasizes stable, managed operating growth, and positive income trends.

The Hyattsville CDC business model strategically merges mission-based, fee-for-service project management, program and operating grants, program fees, and sponsorships.

Fiscal History (2001-2016)

Fiscal History (2012-2016)

2016 Highlights • Provided assistance to 45 individual requests for assistance, resulting in the creation or retention of 29 jobs. • Provided construction management and redevelopment activity in 3 municipalities, including the Three Brothers Shopping Center in Bladensburg, Sis’s Tavern in North Brentwood, 4314 Farragut St in Hyattsville. • Pursued development projects and opportunities in Hyattsville as well as 8 adjacent communities, including the 4 TNI neighborhoods described below. • Obtained permission from DPWT to wrap 11 Traffic Boxes in 4 TNI neighborhoods: Landover, Hillcrest Heights/Marlow Heights, Coral Hill/Suitland, and Hyattsville. • Obtained permission from M-NCPPC to facilitate the future installation of sculptural wayfinding kiosks and artworks along the NW + NE Branch Anacostia River Trails, touching 3 municipalities: College Park, Riverdale Park, and Hyattsville. • 5 new locations for year-long sculpture commissions as part of the Riverdale Park Public Art Initiative. • Coordinated the 9th Annual Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival, known as “Arts & Ales” – featuring 130+ exhibiting artists and artisans, 24 Maryland Breweries, 6 45-min.performances, and 6 food vendors/trucks. 5,000 visitors in attendance. • 98 HCDC-owned tents rented at discounted rate to area community stakeholders, including Arts Festival artists. • A Program of the CDC, the Creative Edge Studio Collaborative held 2 signature events, 6 screenings, 3 artist talks, and 7 additional networking events. An estimated 120 digital media artists attended these events. • Co-sponsored the International Film Series at the Hyattsville Memorial Library for the 5th consecutive year. • Published for Public Distribution: Gateway Arts District Arts Learning Guide (distributed Jan 2017), Shop Small Guide (Nov 2016), 2016 Arts & Ales Program Book, and republished Welcome Guide and Dining Guide (Fall 2016). Spring 2016 E-Newsletter. • Responded to 1,250+ telephone calls for information and technical assistance. The CDC is currently a 3-person team, open weekdays during normal business hours. 4

Thank you to our Funders + Community Partners: • Artist and Craftsman Supply • Anacostia Trails Heritage Area (Maryland Milestones / ATHA Inc.) • Ann Barrett of Long and Foster Real Estate, Inc. • Art Works Now • Brewers Association of Maryland • City of Hyattsville • City of Mount Rainier • Creative Edge Studio Collaborative • Cricket Wireless • ECHO Realty • Gateway Arts District Management Team • Hyattsville Elementary School PTA • Hyattsville Life and Times • Hyattsville Preservation Association • Jimmy John’s

• Prince George’s County Arts and Humanities Council (PGAHC) • Department of Housing and Community Development • Department of Public Works and Transportation • Office of Councilmember Deni Taveras, District 2 • Office of Councilmember Danielle Glaros District 3 • Office Of The County Executive • Prince George’s County Memorial Library System Hyattsville Branch • Renewal by Andersen • Revenue Authority of Prince George’s County • Shelton D. Redden Masons Lodge No. 139

• Joe’s Movement Emporium

• Small Business Saturday by American Express

• Landex Development

• TD Charitable Foundation

• M-NCPPC Arts & Cultural Heritage Division, Northern Area Operations

• The Clarice

• Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development • Maryland Film Office

Staff Stuart Eisenberg, Executive Director Kayleigh Gunnoud, Program Officer Justin Fair, Economic Development Coordinator

• The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation • The University of Maryland • Town of North Brentwood

• Maryland Historic Trust • Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) • Mid-Atlantic Bath Fitter

• Town of Riverdale Park • Washington City Paper • Washington Suburban Santiary Commission

• Minority Access • Pepco, an Exelon Company • PNC Bank • Port Towns CDC • PREIT (The Mall At Prince Georges)

View a full list on hycdc.org

• Prince George’s Community College

Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to support Hyattsville CDC’s economic, community, and arts-related programming

Donate by Check or Online through Paypal 4312 Hamilton Street, Hyattsville, MD 20781 | (301) 683-8267 | eisenberg@hyattsvillecdc.org 5

Published by Hyattsville Community Development Corporation, February 2017; Republished December 2017. (301) 683-8267 eisenberg@hyattsvillecdc.org All photographs are credited to the Hyattsville Community Development Corporation (CDC) unless otherwise noted below. Photography Credits 1

Prince George’s Plaza Transit District Pedestrian Bridge


Credit Teneille, Arts & Ales 2017


Three Brothers Shopping Center (during, 2014)


Mark Walker “Winder’s Defense Of Bladensburg” MMuur, Bursting In Air 14


2008, TEZA Movie Screening


4314 Farragut Street, Summer 2016


Three Brothers Shopping Center (after, 2016)


Credit Joe’s Movement Emporium, Arts & Ales 2017


Credit Krissi Humbard, Councilmember Washington and Legislative Aide

Marty McGowan at Arts & Ales 2017 3

Lutheran Concordia Sshool


Gateway Arts Center Facade Lettering


“Ribbon of Life” Sculpture by Alan Binstock at Gateway at UTC


Students from Bishop McNamara HS working on FutureView, 2015


RPPAI “Great Blue Herons” pre-Install, 2016


Gateway at UTC Parking Garage Wall Painting


Alana Cole-Faber performs at 2014 Bursting In Air


Auryn Quartet performs in Schubert, Schubert and Schubert , 2014


Downtown Hyattsville 2016