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Silver Spring Revitalization
1999: It begins
2000: It grows
2001: Living in a Construction Zone
2002: Rising into the Sky
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Silver Spring Gets Back to Business: After Years of Blight, Development Blossoms
The first phase of the 22-acre public-private redevelopment project is complete.
Downtown project schedule changes
Retail won't wait for theater deal
Developers Adjust Plans for Silver Spring
Focus Shifts to 'Restaurant Row'; Efforts to Land Movie Theater Encounter Setbacks
Development Planned Near Silver Spring Metro
A $140 million development with office, retail and residential units is proposed for construction above and near the Silver Spring Metro station off Georgia Avenue.
Funding Slows for Building Project
When County Executive Douglas Duncan released his budget proposals, it became official that the Silver Spring redevelopment was behind schedule.
2000 Brings Long-Awaited Signs
of Silver Spring Redevelopment
a far reaching summary of where things stand at the end of the year 2000
Redevelopment Carries a Price
"some small-business owners express concern that revitalization will mean even higher rents"
Maryland Going 'Beyond the Pavement'
There Is Nothing Permanent Except Change
Re-engergize the Entire Silver Spring, and They Will Come
Silver Spring's Welcome Mat
Duncan Hails New Beginning in Downtown Silver Spring
Silver Spring Dreams of Gold
Shanghai (Restaurant) Closes Doors
Fresh Fields Comes to Downtown Silver Spring
Silver Spring Project Seeks New Movie Theater Chain
$20M Development planned at 8757 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring Snags Borders Books and Music
Borders Set for Fenton Street
Penguins Now Rule
Zippy: Diner Moves Into Sunday Comics
Tastee Acquires New Location
Tastee Diner Reopened Monday
Tastee Diner Will Expand
Tastee Diner to Move Soon
Old Tastee Diner Bids Temporary Farewell
Tastee Diner Move Draws Tears, Optimism
Picture Perfect: Students Make Murals for Downtown
New Logo: Symbol of City's Growth
Downtown Business Roster Grows
Master Plan Aims for Downtown Sparkle
How Silver Spring Was Named
Silver Spring's New Courthouse
A Little Taller
Discovery to add a floor, but tower won't be built
Lofty Ideas Transform Retail Space into a Workspace
Discovery Communications, with employees spread out in half a dozen locations in downtown Bethesda, needed space for its mainframe computers and about 375 people.
Office Boredom Lost in Explosions
Construction crews have detonated explosives weekdays near the Silver Spring Metro for two weeks to begin laying the foundation for the Discovery Communications headquarters.
Discovery Nixes Third Site
Discovery.com Expected to Announce Layoffs
Discovery Digs In/Headquarters Will Break Ground
Discovery Plans Third Complex
Discovery Cuts Back on Plans for Headquarters
New (Discovery) Headquarters to Stand Out
Discovery Plans Taking Shape
Discovery's Plan Wins Approval
Discovery Deal Approved
Construction of $160 million project to begin in Fall
Discovery Reveals Building Plans
Discovery Will Be Centerpiece of Downtown
Discovery at 15
From Remnants, Revival
Silver Spring Theater Is Being Rebuilt Scrap by Scrap
American Film Institute Coming to Silver Spring
Deal Reached for AFI
Silver Theatre Restoration Moves Along
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