Amesbury, Banneker, Creighton’s Run, Lakefront, Vantage Point, Merriweather District and Warfield are the residential areas in Town Center.

Town Center is actually a non-contiguous residential neighborhood within Columbia’s major commercial center. It contains Columbia’s most urban residential housing.  Town Center is the downtown of Columbia, the major commercial area.  Residents appreciate the uniqueness of Town Center with its urban living in a suburban setting.

Town Center Tot Lots



Vantage Point comes from a poem by Robert Frost. Streets are named from Frost and William Cullen Bryant.


5,848 population; 2,635 housing units as of the last reported totals in 2020.

Latest and Greatest:

Juniper in the Merriweather District by The Howard Hughes Corporation.  Winner of the March 2021 Top Project by The Baltimore Business Journal with a “Best in Real Estate Award.” The 382-unit residence has 57,000 square feet of street-level retail.  And, you can walk to Merriweather Post Pavilion that is the shining beacon of music in the heart of Columbia (amphitheater featured below with Juniper in top right of the photo).


Featuring the all-new Color Burst Park and Ice Rink.


Coming Soon:

Marlow is a seven story, 510,118-square-foot residential building that will solidify the next phase of growth of the Merriweather District in Downtown Columbia by The Howard Hughes Corporation.  Coming in late 2022.

Current and future construction of apartments and condominiums in the Warfield and Lakefront residential areas are indications of the vibrancy and continuing growth of the Town Center residential community.