Friday, June 02, 2006
University Town Center, the aging PG plaza dating from the '60s, takes a step toward a fresher face this week with sales for its first condominium building, One Independent Plaza. The new condos will be located between the Metro 1 and Metro 3 office buildings and adjacent to the new 910-bed student housing center. The 112-unit condominium building, within walking distance to the Prince George’s Plaza Metro station, will be selling from the mid $200s The plaza, currently dominated by boxy, heavy edifices designed by Edward Durrell Stone of Kennedy Center design infamy, is expected to receive a thrust of retail and community amenities with the new construction designs. Developed by Prince George's Metro, Inc.