"The building started life as a Howard Johnson hotel in 1959, was converted into low-income housing in 1992, . . . now, the property is best known as the site of Casa’s first day laborer employment center."
Catherine Cummings and Julie Taddeo started the Safe Growth Initiative as concerned citizens. They were surprised at how many Takoma Park residents apply cosmetic pesticides to their lawns, given Takoma Park’s commitment to sustainability. However, they could not receive full support from everyone they reached out to.