Rhode Island Avenue (Route One) remains as a major historic gateway to Maryland and northwest Prince George’s County. It is a commercial corridor for neighboring communities as well, including the Woodridge area of Northeast District of Columbia to the west and the Town of Brentwood to the east. Businesses along both Rhode Island Avenue and 34th Street, therefore serve both a local and regional market. The buildings within this area are both single-use and mixed-use in a range of forms including single storefronts with apartments above, single-story storefront blocks, single-use and multi-use one and two story buildings. Rhode Island Avenue and 34 Street business districts are located within the City of Mount Rainier Mixed Used Town Center Zone Development Plan. Overall, there is about 84 operating businesses in the City of Mount Rainier.