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Wheaton Woods is a neighborhood in Aspen Hill. It is characterized by [[:Category:Homes, Single Family Detached Residential|Single Family Detached Residential houses]] generally built in the early-to-mid 1950s.  
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Wheaton Woods is a neighborhood in [[Aspen Hill, Maryland]].
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It is also the legal name of the [[:Category:Subdivision, Wheaton Woods|Wheaton Woods subdivision]]. The subdivision is significantly larger than the neighborhood.  
  
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
  
Wheaton Woods generally describes most of Aspen Hill that was built before 1959. It is generally centered along the north-south axis of [[Parkland Drive]].
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Wheaton Woods, as a neighborhood, generally describes most of Aspen Hill that was built before 1959.  
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It is characterized by [[:Category:Homes, Single Family Detached Residential|Single Family Detached Residential houses]] generally built in the early 1950s through the late 1950s.
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The Wheaton Woods neighborhood comprises parts (or the entirety) of several subdivisions. As well as part of the Wheaton Woods subdivision and part of the [[:Category:Subdivision, Brookhaven|Brookhaven]] and part of the [[:Category:Subdivision, Stoney Brook|Stoneybrook Estates]] subdivision, Wheaton Woods comprises the entirety of the [[:Category:Subdivision, Robindale|Robindale]] and [[:Category:Subdivision, Royal View|Royal View]] subdivisions.
  
 
==Location==
 
==Location==
  
Wheaton Woods lies west of [[Matthew Henson State Park]] and [[Turkey Branch Parkway]], east of [[Magellan Avenue]], south  of [[Aspen Hill Road]], and north of [[Veirs Mill Road]].
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The Wheaton Woods neighborhood lies west of [[Matthew Henson State Park]] and [[Turkey Branch Parkway]], east of [[Magellan Avenue]], south  of [[Aspen Hill Road]], and north of [[Veirs Mill Road]].
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It may be thought of as having a center at the intersection of [[Parkland Drive]] and [[Independence Street]].
  
 
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Perhaps you would like to see a [http://www.aspenhillnet.net/map/googlemaps/alltracts.php MAP of the context] of land-use and development history?
  
 
==Roads==
 
==Roads==
  
Wheaton Woods is bisected by the north-south route of [[Parkland Drive]]. The only route in or out to the east is [[Independence Street]]. Many smaller streets exit onto [[Aspen Hill Road]], which is one of the major boundaries of this neighborhood.
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Wheaton Woods is bisected by the north-south route of Parkland Drive. The only route in or out to the east is Independence Street. Many smaller streets exit northward or westward onto the western curves of [[Aspen Hill Road]], which is one of the major boundaries of this neighborhood.
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
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Please see the article on the [[:Category:Subdivision, Wheaton Woods|Wheaton Woods subdivision]]. That article has more detail and has links to plat maps from the time of subdivision.
  
 
Most of the houses in the southern part of Wheaton Woods were built in the early 1950s; many of the homes near the southern end of Parkland Drive show build dates of 1952.
 
Most of the houses in the southern part of Wheaton Woods were built in the early 1950s; many of the homes near the southern end of Parkland Drive show build dates of 1952.
  
Examination of Plat maps obtained from the Maryland State Archives turns up the following names that figured in the early history and development of Wheaton Woods (and often in many other development histories):
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==Amenities==
  
Louise E. Goebel, Elias Gelman, Estelle S Gelman, Melvin Gelman, Louis Denit(liber 1406 folio 16), C. H. Conger, Nathan Goodman (including liber 1058, folio 84), William & Stella Robinowitz (Robindale), 
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===Parks===
  
Woodlawn Land Company, Inc (of Washington, DC, Elias Gelman, President, Melvin Gelman, Secretary, Vivian E Matey, Asst Scty), Capital Mortgage Corporation (of Illinois, Robert Kramer, President, Walter Kilikowski, Scty),
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====Wheaton Woods Local Park====
  
==Amenities==
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[[Wheaton Woods Local Park]] is located near the center of the neighborhood.
  
===Parks===
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====Matthew Henson State Park and Hiker-Biker Trail====
  
[[Wheaton Woods Local Park]] is located at the center of the neighborhood.
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The eastern side of the neighborhood is bounded, in part, by the [[Matthew Henson State Park]]. The [[Matthew Henson Hiker-Biker Trail]] has connections from the southern part of the Wheaton Woods neighborhood to points north and east, such as the [[:Category:Neighborhood, Harmony Hills|Harmony Hills neighborhood]], the [[:Category:Neighborhood, Hewitt Avenue|Hewitt Avenue neighborhood]], and communities in and around [http://www.district4mc.org/mediawiki/index.php/Layhill Layhill, Maryland].
  
 
==Articles==
 
==Articles==
  
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Latest revision as of 20:07, 11 September 2009

Wheaton Woods is a neighborhood in Aspen Hill, Maryland.

It is also the legal name of the Wheaton Woods subdivision. The subdivision is significantly larger than the neighborhood.

Description

Wheaton Woods, as a neighborhood, generally describes most of Aspen Hill that was built before 1959.

It is characterized by Single Family Detached Residential houses generally built in the early 1950s through the late 1950s.

The Wheaton Woods neighborhood comprises parts (or the entirety) of several subdivisions. As well as part of the Wheaton Woods subdivision and part of the Brookhaven and part of the Stoneybrook Estates subdivision, Wheaton Woods comprises the entirety of the Robindale and Royal View subdivisions.

Location

The Wheaton Woods neighborhood lies west of Matthew Henson State Park and Turkey Branch Parkway, east of Magellan Avenue, south of Aspen Hill Road, and north of Veirs Mill Road.

It may be thought of as having a center at the intersection of Parkland Drive and Independence Street.

Perhaps you would like a map?

Perhaps you would like to see a MAP of the context of land-use and development history?

Roads

Wheaton Woods is bisected by the north-south route of Parkland Drive. The only route in or out to the east is Independence Street. Many smaller streets exit northward or westward onto the western curves of Aspen Hill Road, which is one of the major boundaries of this neighborhood.

History

Please see the article on the Wheaton Woods subdivision. That article has more detail and has links to plat maps from the time of subdivision.

Most of the houses in the southern part of Wheaton Woods were built in the early 1950s; many of the homes near the southern end of Parkland Drive show build dates of 1952.

Amenities

Parks

Wheaton Woods Local Park

Wheaton Woods Local Park is located near the center of the neighborhood.

Matthew Henson State Park and Hiker-Biker Trail

The eastern side of the neighborhood is bounded, in part, by the Matthew Henson State Park. The Matthew Henson Hiker-Biker Trail has connections from the southern part of the Wheaton Woods neighborhood to points north and east, such as the Harmony Hills neighborhood, the Hewitt Avenue neighborhood, and communities in and around Layhill, Maryland.

Articles

Subcategories

This category has the following 4 subcategories, out of 4 total.

Pages in category "Neighborhood, Wheaton Woods"

The following 9 pages are in this category, out of 9 total.