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Redevelopment plan calls for partnerships, use of vacant land in Edgewood

Redevelopment plan calls for partnerships, use of vacant land in Edgewood

Revitalizing the core of what is considered “Old Edgewood” will take a partnership of government, residents and private sector investment to develop several vacant properties, a new plan unveiled to the community Wednesday proposes.

The Edgewood Small Area Plan got a key instant endorsement from the private sector, when the owner of one of the area’s largest commercial properties said he would be interested in participating.

“There’s a lot happening here; we would certainly be interested,” Ronald Strawn, whose Sandmar Properties LLC of Potomac owns the Edgewood Plaza Shopping Center, said during a meeting attended by about 130 people at Edgewood High School.

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