In ‘unsanctioned demolition,’ crews tear down historic St. Vincent’s Infant Asylum in Upton

The debris left by the demolition of the former St. Vincent’s Infant Asylum building. Photo by Marti Pitrelli.

A pre-Civil War building in Upton that once housed an orphanage and was included in a National Register of Historic Places district was completely knocked down over the last week, despite the city’s attempts to halt demolition over the weekend.

Upton’s Shake and Bake Family Fun Center to Close for Repairs

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Shake and Bake Family Fun Center, the 35-year-old roller skating rink, bowling alley and arcade in West Baltimore’s Upton neighborhood, will be shutting down next week to undergo major repairs.