Tag: construction

Barb Mikulski is Getting Her Own Exhibit in the Renovated Pratt Central Library

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Senator Barb’s legacy will be memorialized in a permanent exhibition inside Baltimore’s Enoch Pratt Central Library once its massive renovation is complete.

JHU Assesses its ‘HopkinsLocal’ Economic Development Initiative: So Far, So Good

2,000 Social Security Numbers Exposed to the Internet
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In the wake of the riots following Freddie Gray’s death at the hands of police, Johns Hopkins University committed to investing more in the City of Baltimore through its “HopkinsLocal” program. Today, the school released a report taking stock of how well it did in its first full year. The verdict? Pretty well, so far.

San Martin Drive Reopens on JHU’s Campus After $15 Million in Improvements

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Just in time for 2017, San Martin Drive on the Johns Hopkins University-Homewood campus reopened thanks to a $15 million renovation from the school.

City Officials Want to Tear Down Lexington Market and Build Another

Light Up Lexington
Light Up Lexington

Baltimore officials have been exploring options to redevelop the city’s public markets. On Friday, they floated a plan to start over entirely at the largest market.

Under Armour Plans to Begin Headquarters Construction in 2017

UA headquarters rendering
Under Armour is on target to begin construction next year on the first phase of its new global headquarters in Port Covington.

Groundbreaking for Baltimore Food Hub, Megachurch Seeks a New Home, Proposed City Landmark Suffers Partial Collapse

Rendering of the Baltimore Food Hub. Image via baltimorefoodhub.com.

Construction begins this week on the Baltimore Food Hub, a $17 million development that will transform an urban brownfield in the Broadway East community into a center for food production and job creation.

Johns Hopkins Road Renovation Problem Finally Gets Off the Ground



Almost exactly a year ago, we wrote about the improvements slated for San Martin Drive, aka the windy road behind Johns Hopkins. Since then… not much happened.

Avoid Driving on 95 for the Next Two Months, Baltimore



The other night, I arrived at BWI and made the mistake of driving into the city via I-95. Readers, learn from my error!

Charles Street Road Construction Is Almost Over



It feels like just yesterday that we were warning you, dear readers, about the “the ultimately-good-but-really-stressful-for-the-next-few-years reconstruction of Charles Street” — but in reality, it’s taken two years to complete the construction project aimed at making the area around Johns Hopkins more pedestrian friendly. The reconstruction involved shutting down both north- and south-bound lanes of Charles Street, a major thoroughfare, for months. But drivers take note: That’s about to change, sooner than you might expect.

Baltimore Water Main Mania: View from Biddle Street



Every morning for the past week and a half I have woken to noisy construction work outside my campus apartment building on Biddle Street. There are construction sites at almost every corner around the Mt. Vernon area. Ear plugs, please.