Market Eight: Healthy Living in Fairmount Heights

Project (Capstone)

Marker Eight is a 114 unit, mixed-use, mixed-income community along Sheriff Road in Fairmount Heights, Maryland. The development promotes healthy living, engagement with the outdoors, and community interaction. Marker Eight includes a culinary arts school, market place, playground, walking paths, and a dog park to encourage citizens throughout the region to get together to learn, exercise, and collaborate. Marker Eight will provide a high quality living to low income families as well as market rate units to enhance the social capital of residents all over town. The development is home to a culinary arts school aimed to provide work force education and host food education seminars for the region.

Authors
Michael Horwitz
Term/Course
Spring 2018