Thanks to Preservation Maryland’s involvement, active efforts to breathe new life in to the long vacant Glenn Dale Hospital in Prince George’s County have taken a major step forward with the selection of a qualified team to complete a redevelopment feasibility study; The Alexander Company.
Situated on a wooded campus of over 200 acres in Prince George’s County, the majority of the two dozen Georgian Revival buildings of the Glenn Dale Tuberculosis Hospital and Sanatorium date from the 1930s. Once the area’s largest employer, Glenn Dale hospital was closed in 1981. Vacant since, and a bit of a white elephant, strong community efforts have pushed this project along to rehabilitation and reuse.
Preservation Maryland supports the Maryland Heritage Area Authority, and each of the Heritage Areas – every county and Baltimore City are served by the Authority’s heritage and cultural tourism promotion and dollar-for-dollar grants. When the Maryland Heritage Area Authority heard testimony on the proposed expansion of the Anacostia Trails Heritage Area, we supported the motion: