In the past nine years Hyattsville, MD has gone through a renaissance which new development has increase where once abandon town. The town is near University of Maryland which the main artery road is Baltimore Avenue near University Town Center. The current population in this town is 17,551 from the 2010 census. About 20.5% of the populations hold a college degree , 16.7 percent hold post-graduate degree and 28.4% have a high school diploma. The City of Hyattsville is culturally diverse community which various individual, college students and businesses moved to this region. One of their programs is the Community Sustainablity Plan for various parts of Hyattsville. This includes community parks, schools and public buildings. The effort is to improve growth and develop more sustainable enviornment . This woudl be considered smarth growth in this local town. Many of the once abandoned buildings are now being reused for mixed-use projects. This includes retail, restaurant, office space and residential. In the movement of the privatization, the volunteer work of concept projects which involve municipal center, local garage and retail. Much of the redevelpment in Hyattsville,Md is being conducted through non-for-profit organizations, City of Hyattsville and Prince George's County Government.