Key Destinations updates needed!

The importance of Bridge Columbia is derived in large part due to its location and potential to complete the greenway linking Howard County General Hospital (West Columbia) to Blandair Regional Park (East Columbia) and the many important destinations in between:


Shopping & Services


  • The Mall in Columbia

  • Whole Foods

  • Columbia Pharmacy

  • Wilde Lake & Oakland Mills Village Center Stores

  • Farmers Markets


Cultural Facilities


  • Howard County Central Library

  • Symphony Woods

  • Merriweather Post Pavilion

  • Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center at the Community College

  • Jim Rouse Theater for the Performing Arts at Wilde Lake High School

  • Toby's Dinner Theater

  • Slayton House

  • Wilde Lake & Oakland Mills Interfaith Centers

  • Performing Arts Centers (proposed Webb Management Services Arts Study, 2015)


Parks and Recreation


  • Blandair Regional Park

  • Downtown Lakefront Trail, Festivals, and Other Programs

  • Columbia Association Ice Rink

  • Splash Down and Neighborhood Pools

  • Oakland Mills & Wilde Lake High School Athletic Fields

  • Wilde Lake Tennis Club




  • Howard County General Hospital

  • Medical Arts Building, Labs, and other Medical Services Offices

  • Have on the Lake - Mind, Body, Wellness Retreat




  • Howard County Community College

  • K-12 Schools

  • Entrepreneurship Center (forthcoming)


Major Employers


  • Downtown, Oakland Mills, and Wilde Lake Office Buildings

  • Howard County Community College

  • The Mall in Columbia

  • Howard County General Hospital


Government/Community Facilities


  • Downtown U.S. Post Office

  • Howard County Police Substation

  • Howard County Center of African American Culture

  • Historic Oakland Manor




  • Downtown Movie Theater

  • Downtown, Oakland Mills, and Wilde Lake Restaurants

  • Columbia Teen Center

  • Toby's Dinner Theater




  • Bus Stops to Washington D.C., Baltimore, BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport and Other Regional Locations

  • Bike Share Stations (forthcoming)

  • Bicycle Pathway from Blandair Regional Park to Howard County Community College (forthcoming)

  • Transit Center (forthcoming)

  • Downtown Circulator (forthcoming)




  • Sheraton Hotel

  • The Metropolitan Downtown Columbia Project

  • Other Multi-family Housing in Wilde Lake, Oakland Mills, and Town Center

  • Crescent Development in Downtown Columbia (forthcoming)

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