According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 18.0 square miles (46.7 km The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters.According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Glen Burnie has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.27.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.
The "sticking point" was that the intersection of Crain Highway and Quarterfield Road (the proposed location) habitually flooded in even nominal rainstorms, to the point of cars being up to their doors in the river that ensued.
The "city fathers" decided that the advantage of having the "mall" there was overshadowed by the cost of fixing the storm water situation and declined. The Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration office building employs many people in town.
In the 1970s, developers tried to make Glen Burnie more urban by building and funding new projects, projects like Empire Towers in 1974, or Crain Towers in 1990, then with the addition of a Anne Arundel Community College branch in the town center.
In 1965, North Arundel Hospital opened as a community hospital, The intersection of Central Avenue and Crain Highway forms the boundaries of the NW, SW, NE & SE postal quadrants in the community's center.
High-profile personalities from […]Maryland summers and autumns can be brutal in terms of heat and humidity.
Fortunately over the years, a new drink has arisen which meets the average Joe's need for both ice-cold relief from the heat, and that very essential shot of caffeine to get them through the day. But iced coffee, like regular coffee, is subject to variations in quality, depending on who makes it and how it is made.
Rouse of the Rouse Company (which also developed nearby Columbia, Maryland).
The mall was developed in a joint effort with a local real estate developer, Charles Steffey.
The original planned location was not on Ritchie Highway but on Crain Highway (the main arterial for Glen Burnie).
Charlie Steffey and Jim Rouse negotiated unsuccessfully with the "city fathers" of Glen Burnie, offering to regenerate the (then failing) center of town with their revolutionary concept.
Until 1950 the Baltimore and Annapolis Railroad provided passenger and freight service through Glen Burnie from Annapolis to Baltimore; passenger service ended in February 1950 due to increased competition from buses and private automobiles, but freight service continued until Hurricane Agnes did so much damage to a trestle crossing the Severn River in Annapolis that the trestle was condemned for use by trains by the Army Corps of Engineers in the late 1960s.