Since 1968, the Neighborhood Design Center has provided pro-bono planning and design services to over 1,800 community initiatives that have helped communities build new playgrounds, reclaim vacant lots and abandoned buildings, revitalize commercial districts, create community master plans, and beautify their neighborhoods.


Our offices will be closed Nov. 26-30, Dec. 24-28, and Jan. 1

Improvements are coming! We are updating our website. Please pardon our "dust" as we make these exciting changes.


Soup and Saison Thursday the 13th at Union!

Join us at Union Craft Brewery this Thursday from 5-7 for hot soup, fresh bread, and the latest saison with your favorite NDC folks and friends. We’ll have our new SWAG there for purchase, including T-shirts, tote bags, and limited-edition … Continue Reading

NDC’s Prince George’s office is hiring!

PROGRAM MANAGER Neighborhood Design Center Riverdale Park, MD The primary responsibility of this position is to manage green infrastructure programs at the NDC Riverdale Park office in Prince Georges County, MD. The program manager is responsible for managing programs addressing … Continue Reading

We need your awesome ideas!

IMPACT Request for Proposals: Deadline September 3 Funding is available for a site-specific, public space installation this fall for a high-visibility site in North Brentwood, Maryland. Proposals should explore how public space can be re-imagined and activated in engaging ways … Continue Reading