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Bethesda Magazine calls NMC great, affordable neighborhood.

Bethesda Magazine listed New Mark Commons as one of 8 Great ‘Affordable’ Neighborhoods in its March-April 2018 issue. Caralee Adams’s article identified Bethesda-area neighborhoods with nice houses, a strong sense of community, a convenient location—and the relatively...

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New Mark Receives Two Environmental Awards

New Mark Receives Two Environmental Awards The Rockville Mayor and Council in combination with the Rockville Environment Commission awarded New Mark Commons an Environmental Excellence Award on February 23, 2009 for outstanding leadership in environmental practices in...

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Excerpt from Montgomery County Sentinel | 1967

“From the first view of the lake entering New Mark Commons, continuing along New Mark Esplanade, its single main thoroughfare, to the village center, the resident or visitor will be aware of being in a different kind of residential environment, one which provides...

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Excerpts from “The Antidote to Same Old Suburbia.”

The Gazette | March 2004 Excerpts from “The Antidote to Same Old Suburbia.” Designed in the mid-1960s as the antidote to cookie-cutter suburban development, New Mark Commons is gaining attention for its well-preserved modernist design. "These are very high-quality...

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Uncommon Attractions in New Mark Commons

The Washington Post. | May 13, 2000. “Uncommon Attractions in New Mark Commons.” By Diane Kittower New Mark Commons in Rockville manages to encourage neighborliness yet still offer privacy. That's not accidental. The neighborhood, completed in 1974, is a "planned unit...

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Where We Live; New Mark Commons: Calm Beyond the Totem Pole

Washington Post | June 1989 “Where We Live; New Mark Commons: Calm Beyond the Totem Pole.” By Sue Anne Pressley If you ask most Rockville residents where New Mark Commons is located, you're likely to draw a mystified look. They may be familiar with the wooden totem...

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