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Scaffolding comes down from the Roland Water Tower, a sign that restoration work is almost done


After months of restoration work, the top of the Roland Water Tower is visible once again.

Contractors this week began removing scaffolding that has surrounded the building since last September when they began restoring the tower’s exterior. Removal of the scaffolding is a sign that the restoration work is coming to an end.

$50 million concert venue, The Paramount, moving ahead in South Baltimore


Nearly two years after developers announced plans to build a $50 million, 3,750-seat concert venue called The Paramount Baltimore south of M&T Bank Stadium, architects today unveiled revised designs indicating that the project is moving ahead.

RBC Wealth Management to leave downtown Baltimore to move to Harbor Point

Wills Wharf in Harbor Point.

RBC Wealth Management is joining the growing list of downtown Baltimore companies moving to newer waterfront offices east of the central business district.

RBC Wealth has signed a lease to move from the Transamerica Tower at 100 Light Street to Wills Wharf, an office building and hotel at Harbor Point, by October of this year.

Firm behind New York’s High Line set to take over planning vision for South Baltimore waterfront areas

The design firm James Corner Field Operations is developing a vision for the South Baltimore waterfront.

Planning for the revitalization of Baltimore’s Middle Branch waterfront is getting back on track, with the pending hiring of a design team led by a prominent consultant who has worked on transformative projects such as the High Line in New York City.

Baltimore’s Board of Estimates is scheduled this week to approve a request to commission James Corner Field Operations and other project partners to update a master plan guiding development along 11 miles of shoreline on the southern edge of Baltimore, framing the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River.

Streets Market replaces Eddie’s Market in Charles Village

Photo by Ed Gunts.

Five months after Eddie’s Market closed in Charles Village, a new food market has taken its place.

Streets Market opened last week at 3117 St. Paul Street, the longtime home of Eddie’s Market of Charles Village. This is the third Baltimore City location for Streets, which also has stores at 222 North Charles Street and Yard 56 in East Baltimore.

Developers seek zoning variances for senior living facility in North Roland Park

Entry corner rendering of The Claiborne at Roland Park.

Developers who want to construct a $25 million assisted living and memory care facility in North Roland Park will ask Baltimore’s zoning board this month for two variances they need to move ahead with construction.

As graffiti increases across the city, officials promise relief — but not to private property owners

Graffiti on St. Paul Street.

Will the city of Baltimore clean graffiti off privately-owned buildings during Brandon Scott’s tenure as mayor or will it require property owners to clean graffiti themselves and fine them if they don’t?

That’s the question residents and business owners are asking after a City Council member promised in March that city-funded graffiti removal efforts would resume by May 1 but then Department of Public Works officials said public funds will only be used to clean city-owned buildings — not private homes, stores, churches or office buildings.