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Germantown Town Center Design Study

Guidance for the Implementation of Future Development of the Town Center (April 1992)

Germantown Town Center Design Study cover Menu

Details of Publication
Introduction
Executive Study
Town Center Planning Context
Town Center Design Context
Town Center Design Concept
Town Center-Wide Design Framework
Analysis Area Design
Streetscape Design Framework
Implementation
Appendix
Glossary
List of Graphics

Details of Publication (pdf, 75KB)

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Introduction (pdf, 73KB)

  • County Council Directive
  • Study Process
  • Germantown Town Center Design Study

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Executive Study (pdf, 37KB)

  • Town Center Vision
  • Attributes
  • Design Characteristics
  • Implementation

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Town Center Planning Context (pdf, 240KB)

  • The Germantown Master Plan
  • Townscape Design
  • Guidelines
  • The Halcyon Study
  • Town Center Analysis Areas

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Town Center Design Context (pdf, 581KB)

  • Transportation
  • Vehicular Circulation
  • Transit Access
  • Pedestrian Circulation
  • Bicycle Access
  • Environment
  • Open Space Systems
  • Vegetation
  • Topography
  • Noise
  • Community Facilities
  • Public Parks and Recreation
  • Historic Resources
  • Other Facilities
  • Land Use and Development
  • Land Use
  • Zoning
  • Development Program
  • Development Trends
  • Opportunities and Constraints

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Town Center Design Concept (pdf, 66KB)

  • Community Workshops
  • Desirable Places
  • Attributes
  • Town Center Vision
  • Design Framework

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Town Center-Wide Design Framework (pdf, 567KB)

  • Introduction
  • Transportation
  • Vehicular Access
  • Internal Transit
  • Pedestrian Circulation
  • Bikeways
  • Community Facilities
  • Parkland/Open Space
  • Cultural Facilities/Historic Resources
  • Other Facilities
  • Octoberfest

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Analysis Area Design (pdf, 501KB)

  • Introduction
  • Analysis Areas TC-1, TC-2 and TC-3
  • Vehicular Circulation
  • Streetscape
  • Pedestrian Circulation
  • Building Envelope
  • Building Heights
  • Phasing
  • Parking
  • Analysis Areas TC-5 and TC-6
  • Vehicular Circulation
  • Streetscape
  • Pedestrian Circulation
  • Building Envelope

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Streetscape Design Framework (pdf, 517KB)

  • Introduction
  • Design Prototypes
  • Maryland
  • Middlebrook Road and Crystal Rock Drive
  • Father Hurley Boulevard
  • Wisteria Drive
  • Locbury Drive
  • Walter Johnson Drive (Old MD-118)
  • Main Street (TC-1)
  • Town Center Boulevard (TC-1)
  • Town Center Commons (TC-1)
  • Town Center Park (TC-1)
  • Residential Street (TC-1)
  • Boulevards (TC-5)
  • Boulevards (TC-5) - MD-118 Entrance
  • Waters Road (TC-5)

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Implementation (pdf, 87KB)

  • Introduction
  • Master Plan Amendments
  • Road Dedications
  • Gateway and Entrance Feature Dedications
  • Bikeways and Trails
  • Transit route
  • Park and Open Space Dedication
  • Land Dedication for Cultural and Recreations Facilities
  • Public Open Space
  • Quasi-Public Open Space
  • Streetscape Improvements in Existing Rights-of-way Included in CIP
  • Streetscape Improvements in Existing Rights-of-way by Developers
  • Streetscape in Future Rights-of-way by Developers
  • Recreation and Cultural Facilities and Amenities
  • Town Center Maintenance District

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Appendix (pdf, 183KB)

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Glossary (pdf, 44KB)

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List of Graphics

  • Town Center Planning Context
    • Germantown Master Plan - Community Concept Plan
    • Germantown Master Plan - Town Center Concept Plan
    • Germantown Town Center Design Study Area
    • Town Center Analysis Areas
  • Town Center Design Context
    • Existing Vehicular Access
    • Existing Pedestrian Circulation/Bicycle Access
    • Environmental/Open Space Systems
    • Generalized Land Use
    • Opportunities and Constraints
  • Town Center-Wide Design Framework
    • Vehicular Circulation
    • Internal Transit
    • Pedestrian Circulation
    • Bikeways/Hiker/Biker Trails
    • Parkland/Open Space
    • Community Facilities
  • Analysis Area Design Framework
    • TC-1, TC-2, And TC-3
    • Vehicular Circulation Framework
    • Vehicular Circulation (Alternative)
    • Streetscape Framework
    • Pedestrian Circulation Framework
    • Building Envelope
    • Building Heights Zones
    • Parking Framework
    • Parking Framework (Long-term Build-out)
    • TC-5 and TC-6
    • Vehicular Circulation Framework
    • Streetscape Framework
    • Pedestrian Circulation Framework
    • Building Envelope
    • Parking Framework
  • Streetscape Design Framework
    • Streetscapes
    • MD-118 Boulevard - Typical Condition
    • I-270 Gateway
    • Typical Corner (TC-1, TC-2)
    • Corner (Upcounty Government Center)
    • Typical Screening
    • Middlebrook Road/Crystal Rock Drive
    • Father Hurley Boulevard - Town Center Gateway
    • Father Hurley Boulevard
    • Father Hurley Boulevard - TC-5 Entrance Boulevard
    • Wisteria Drive
    • Locbury Drive Special Street
    • Walter Johnson Drive (Old MD-118)
    • Main Street (TC-1)
    • Town Center Boulevard (TC-1)
    • MD-118 Entrance
    • Town Center Commons (TC-1)
    • Internal Street
    • Residential Street (TC-1)
    • Boulevards (TC-5)
    • MD-118 Entrance
    • Water Road (TC-5)
  • Illustrative Design of Town Center
    • Illustrative Design of Town Center
    • Illustrative Design of Town Center- TC-1
    • Illustrative Design of Town Center - TC-1: Isometric
    • Illustrative Design of Town Center - Town Center Commons
    • Illustrative Design of Town Center

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