The vision was for a community with shops and restaurants in walking distance, but the site is still weeds and dirt. As Montgomery County reviews possible environmental impact of two nearby housing and retail proposals, residents are divided on whether competition would kill the community or stimulate activity.
July 9, 2013 Isaia Hernandez paints a home in Clarksburg Village, one of the subdivisions in Clarksburg. In some parts of Clarksburg, residents found that homes were built too tall or too close to the road. Katherine Frey/THE WASHINGTON POST Buy Photo