Tag: development

Westport Slaughterhouse Group Cuts Request for Zoning Board Hearing

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Photo of the proposed location, via Google StreetView

The group that proposed to build a $1 million slaughterhouse in Westport has withdrawn its request to appear before the city’s zoning board to obtain permission for the project.

Sagamore Starts ‘Manufacturing Bootcamp’ to Spur Workforce Development

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Photo courtesy Baltimore Foundery

Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank’s development firm appears to be trying to make good on its promise to give back to Baltimore while transforming Port Covington. Sagamore Development shared today that it has partnered with several other companies and organizations in Baltimore on a workforce training program for city residents based out of The Foundery in Port Covington.

JHU Historian’s Work on ‘Mapping Inequality’ Database Honored in Nat Geo’s ‘Best Maps’ List

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Courtesy “Mapping Inequality” database

Earlier this year, Johns Hopkins University historian N.D.B. Connolly worked with researchers from a handful of schools to assemble an online map archive showing evidence of government-abetted redlining. A writer for National Geographic took notice, including it in his list of the top maps produced this year.

Apartments, Commercial Space Eyed for Former Walbrook Lumber Property on North Avenue

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Before there was Lowe’s, Home Depot or Hechinger’s, Walbrook Mill & Lumber Company was the place where many Baltimoreans went to get windows repaired and buy supplies to renovate their homes.

Md. Spending Board Votes to Scrap Stalled State Center Project

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Photo via Google StreetView

The Maryland Board of Public Works voted today to hit the restart button on the massive State Center overhaul project that has been more than a decade in the making, though a lawyer representing the developer said that’s not going to happen without a fight.

Red Star Bar & Grill is Coming to Charles Village

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A rendering of the Nine East 33rd development, Courtesy MSC Retail

Red Star is coming to Charles Village.

Demolition Begins this Week on Madison Park North Apartments in Reservoir Hill

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Rendering Courtesy Neighborhood Coalition for MPN Redevelopment
Rendering Courtesy Neighborhood Coalition for MPN Redevelopment

Demolition was one of the recurring themes of Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s term as Baltimore’s mayor, and it’s starting out to be a theme for Mayor Catherine Pugh as well.

City Seeking Proposals for Mayfair Theatre Property

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Mayfair Theatre
The historic Mayfair Theatre property in more complete form, before much of it was torn down this year.

A piece of Baltimore history went on the market yesterday as the Baltimore Development Corporation issued a request for proposals from developers interested in buying and preserving the ornate front façade of the former Mayfair Theatre.

City Officials Want to Tear Down Lexington Market and Build Another

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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.

Top Stories This Week: Thomas Building Sold, Hot Lauraville Home for Sale, Roland Park Development Restricted

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Thomas Building Urban Landscape

This week, Ed Gunts’ news that the historic Thomas Building changed hands stole the show. The six-story structure, which has survived since the early 1900s, is expected to be preserved and incorporated into a larger development.

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