Once a thriving DIY arts space in Station North, before its tenants were abruptly evicted and the building was condemned by the city over code violations in December 2016, the Bell Foundry building has now been sold to developers to be built into an “urban living” complex.
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Thirteen months after being suddenly evicted from its longtime headquarters on the first floor of the Bell Foundry building, the Baltimore Rock Opera Society has successfully raised more than $75,000 to build a “forever home” and better secure its future.
Baltimore’s dedicated rock opera ensemble is making a triumphant return from a godawful year next month with a spirited revival of its 2011 space adventure-comedy, “The Terrible Secret of Lunastus.”
Baltimore Rock Opera Society Removing ‘$HAME 100’ Tag from Bell Foundry, Put There by Local Graffiti Artist
For hours last night, Joe Martin, headquarters operations captain for the nonprofit Baltimore Rock Opera Society, stood on a ladder outside the Bell Foundry building in Station North, wielding a power washer borrowed from the Station North Tool Library. He was removing 15-foot high black spray paint from the exterior of the beleaguered artist space.
Urban Landscape: Bell Foundry for Sale for $1 Million; Ware House 518 Closes; Locust Point to Get 47 New Town Houses; ‘Yappy Hour’ at Harbor Point
Four months after city officials evicted its tenants, the Bell Foundry arts building has been put up for sale.
After three months, at least one of the Bell Foundry’s tenants is being let back into the building to resume their work.
Weeks after the Baltimore Rock Opera Society lost its workshop, practice and band rehearsal spaces, the group now says some of their equipment was stolen from the vacant Bell Foundry building late Monday evening.
Just over two weeks after city officials condemned the Bell Foundry building in Station North and evicted dozens of artists in the process, Mayor Catherine Pugh today announced the formation of a task force entrusted with creating more safe, livable and workable spaces for Baltimore’s artists.
In Wake of Bell Foundry Closure, Baltimore Rock Opera Society Launches Fundraiser for a Permanent Home
Last Monday, city officials pushed dozens of artists out of the Bell Foundry art space in Station North due to fire code violations. Among the unfortunate creatives suddenly left without studios and practice space were the dedicated members of the Baltimore Rock Opera Society.