A music venue and food hall will open in College Park by the summer, adding to the city’s at efforts to remake itself as a top-tier college town. In an interview with BisNow, War Horse Cities CEO Scott Plank, who earned a degree in urban planning from UMD, said the concept was based on a successful pop-up project in San Francisco, which aimed to bring together the tech community and the neighborhood in a kind of “town square.”

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