Hyattsville, Maryland

Hyattsville MD Real Estate, Hyattsville area and Community Information

Hyattsville, Maryland, is a suburb that is situated very close to Washington D.C. The Prince George's County community is home to approximately 18,000 citizens. Mass transit serves residents with Hyattsville properties that commute to either Washington D.C. or Baltimore.

History

Algonquin-speaking people inhabited the area for centuries prior to the arrival of the first European explorers in 1608. In the early 1700s, a small settlement called Beale Town was established. A stagecoach route was established in 1783 that came through the community. The Washington and Baltimore turnpike was routed through the area in 1812. A rail line connecting Washington and Baltimore was constructed through here in the 1830s. In 1845, Christopher Hyatt purchased land here, and he eventually named the community after himself.

Parks and Recreation

A number of municipal parks are maintained by the city. Magruder Park is perhaps the most significant park of them all. There are lighted ballfields, soccer fields, football fields and volleyball pits. This 32-acre park, situated just to the north of the Anacostia River's northwest branch, also offers a hiking trail that meanders across meadows and forests. There's also a recreation center and swimming pool.

Attractions and Activities

The Gateway Arts District in Hyattsville is a $200 million mixed-use project that stretches for two miles along Baltimore/Rhode Island Avenue. Dozens of artisans and other creatives have established galleries, shops and boutiques in the district. Summer camps in the arts are also offered to community residents. Dance instruction in everything from ballet to hip hop is also featured.

Events

The Hyattsville Arts Festival attacts thousands of art and music lovers to the Gateway Arts District. Tours of the new retail shops, condos and row homes are available. Over 70 artists exhibit their creations or perform their specialities. Enjoy live music while sampling the aired food and drink.

Hyattsville MD real estate includes offers a prospective Hyattsville home buyer a choice of late 19th century Victorian Hyattsville MD homes, Sears bungalows and Arts & Crafts-style Hyattsville real estate from before World War II. Many of the homes for sale in Hyattsville are nicely situated on tree-lined streets.

Newer row houses and condominiums are among the Hyattsville homes for sale in the Gateway Arts District. A young family seeking more of a starter home will find appropriate real estate in Hyattsville. Ed Haraway can show you a nice selection of modest Hyattsville properties featuring 1,400 to 1,800 sq-ft of living space. Ed Haraway can also show you larger homes for sale in Hyattsville as well.
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