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Office of Planning and Development

Office of Real Estate

Former Silver Spring Library Redevelopment

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Silver Spring, MD 20902

Project Team

Montgomery County Government
Department of General Services

Office of Planning and Development
Ronnie Warner, Chief
240-777-6071


Current Status: Disposition

Montgomery County has selected the Martha B. Gudelsky Child Development Center (MBGCDC) & CentroNia team to develop the former Silver Spring Library site for use as an early childhood education and development center. The County will enter into a long-term ground lease with MBGCDC.

The County will enter a long-term ground lease with its developer partner to provide an early childhood education and development center at the site of the former Silver Spring Library. The new Silver Spring Library opened on Wayne Avenue in 2015. The building temporarily houses the Friends of the Library Wheaton bookstore while the new Wheaton Library and Recreation Center is under construction.

Former Silver Spring Library: Community Presentation

The Department of General Services held a community presentation of the two finalists for the redevelopment of the Former Silver Spring Library Site on October 4th. The two presentations are below:

Comments received as of December 6, 2017 .

The original Request for Development Proposals may be viewed below:

Proposals submitted to the County from the two finalists are:

View Executive Regulations for the Disposition of Real Property

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