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Greenspring Shopping Center Sports New Landscaping, Lighting, Pavement

The shops on Smith Avenue near Greenspring Avenue are now served by a newly blacktopped parking lot.

The parking spaces are all at right angles, there are bright, white arrows directing traffic, and the blacktop is smoothe and new at .

There are more trees where used to be, and the sidewalk into the center is wide and ready for Shabbat foot traffic.

and barriers are no longer .

The improvements made to the property, managed by Shopping Center Management Company Inc., include new lighting and repaving.

Jill Dudley Cohen November 23, 2011 at 01:46 AM
I was just at the Greenspring Shopping Center tonight. The newly paved parking lot is quite an improvement. The giant planters that made it difficult to open a car door are gone!
Janet Metzner November 23, 2011 at 03:36 AM
I was there tonight too. How about that! It is much more pleasant-looking.
Yaelle Glenn November 23, 2011 at 01:09 PM
Even though its just a 60 second drive from my house, I must not have been paying attention because I had never even noticed any construction going on, but I saw the results & it looks pretty good. Also I never liked parking in that lot before whereas the yesterday when I went I kind of just glided my car smoothly into a space. I normally wouldnt have remembered such a mundane detail but parking always used to be such a pain there so it stuck wtih me enough to remember later.
Janet Metzner November 23, 2011 at 03:01 PM
I agree, Yaelle, that parking used to be a pain. The shopping center is so convenient, but the parking wasn't. I think it had something to do with the angled parking spaces. It was more difficult to see people coming.
Janet Metzner November 23, 2011 at 05:07 PM
I've added some shots that show the Greenspring Shopping Center parking lot before the improvements.

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