Anchored by the Takoma Metrorail station and its proximity to the affluent suburbs of Montgomery County, MD Takoma is well-positioned to be a gateway to DC.

Takoma’s unique and vibrant town village character is celebrated with pedestrian-scaled streets, well-preserved Victorian-style homes, and a quaint historic atmosphere.

New Commercial Offerings

  • Locally owned yoga studio, Yoga Heights, recently opened a second studio in Takoma Central next to Busboys & Poets.
  • The recently rehabilitated historic Takoma Theatre has been proposed as a 23,000 SF satellite clinic for the National Medical Center with 860 SF of retail.

New Residential Development

  • Metro-Village (150 residential units) and Douglas Development’s Maple & Willow House (100 apartments) both delivered in 2016.
  • A new 114-unit apartment building is in the planning phase at 218 Vine Street

Great Streets Retail Small Business Grants

The commercial areas of Takoma are designated Great Streets corridor. As funds become available small businesses can apply for grants to cover capital improvements and certain soft costs. In 2017, up to $50,000 was awarded per location.

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*All demographic data is for within 0.5 miles.