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.
NDC in Prince George’s 20th Anniversary Gala! Come and Dance with Us!
Help us celebrate 20 years of Community Design in Prince George’s County and honor Jan Townshend’s 13 years of service with The Neighborhood Design Center! We’ve got great food from The Iron Bridge Wine Company, music by Le Leyenda, a … Continue Reading
Our own Taproot Foundation team!
NDC is thrilled to be working with the talented pro bono consultants of the Taproot Foundation. We’ve received a service grant for key messaging strategies, building upon the visual brand developed by MICA’s Center for Design Practice last year. As … Continue Reading
NDC Awarded Sappi Ideas that Matter Grant
Last year we worked with MICA’s Center for Design Practice (CDP) to develop and design our new visual brand. CDP developed a brand strategy and new identity along with recommendations for outreach practices. Thanks to Sappi’s prestigious Ideas that Matter … Continue Reading
Matt Ragazzo Joins NDC as VISTA Volunteer
NDC’s Baltimore office warmly welcomes Matt to the team as he begins his year as an AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer! He comes to us from North Carolina, where he graduated from University of North Carolina with a degree in public health, … Continue Reading
Design Collective donates laptops to NDC!
In response to NDC’s call for donations last month, Design Collective stepped up with a generous gift of three HP ProBooks to the Baltimore office. Many many thanks to Matthias Fostel and Anna Dennis for helping coordinate the donation. With … Continue Reading
NDC VISTA Volunteer Mikah Zaslow Says Good-Bye
After a year with NDC as a VISTA Volunteer, Mikah Zaslow is moving on. We’re sad she’s leaving, but happy to hear that she is joining Hamilton-Lauraville Main Streets this fall to continue her interest in urban planning. Mikah worked … Continue Reading
NDC Receives $10,000 Grant from BGE
The Neighborhood Design Center has received a $10,000 “Green Grant” from BGE for sustainable outreach in the Greater Homewood Community! The grant will fund the activities of NDC’s VISTA Volunteer, Matthew Ragazzo, for the 2013-2014 project year. Matt will be … Continue Reading
NDC’s Work with Messiah Lutheran Featured in Baltimore Guide
NDC’s current work with Messiah Lutheran Church was profiled in this week’s Baltimore Guide. Check it out here. NDC Volunteers Andy Niazy, Wendy McGee-Preti, and Frank Hong are working with the church to develop plans for facade updates that will … Continue Reading
June NDC AfterHours at the Creative Alliance
Join us Thursday, June 20th in the Marquee Lounge at the Creative Alliance for another great gathering of designers and community partners. Drop in for a drink and stay for the sparkling conversation and informal networking! The Creative Alliance is … Continue Reading
NDC Spring Party a Great Night by the Falls
NDC supporters beat the heat last Thursday at Mill No. 1 for the Neighborhood Design Center’s Spring Party. With food and beverages by Clementine and the smooth musical styling of Caleb Stine, it was the first event to be held … Continue Reading