Tag: eager park

Urban Landscape: Ground Broken for $30M Ronald McDonald House; Construction Underway for Harbor Point’s ‘Sandlot’; Williams Sonoma Closes Towson Store; Mahan Rykiel Moves to New Home

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Rendering of the planned new Ronald McDonald House, via Ronald McDonald House Charities.

After 35 years on the west side of downtown, the Ronald McDonald House is moving east.

A Pop-Up Sale–and $36,000 in Incentives–for Hopkins Homebuyers

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Eager Square aerial view

Johns Hopkins’s Live Near Your Work program is the university’s attempt to encourage its employees to live in nearby neighborhoods. Their major incentive? Money.

Breaking Ground on New Development Near Hopkins Hospital

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The lot at the corner of Wolfe and Eager Streets sat vacant for years. Last week, that ground was broken.

Neighborhood Rebranding – Smart PR or Fool’s Errand?

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Last month, we posted about a classic rowhouse in Roland Park — and received a slew of comments from folks objecting to the neighborhood designation. (The house was at 39th St. and Beech Ave., which is technically a part of the Roland Park Historic District, but more closely associated with Hampden, according to our intrepid readers.) And remember when some folks tried to rechristen beloved Pigtown as blander-but-more-expensive-sounding “Washington Village”? Now you can add another neighborhood rebranding effort to the list:  The East Baltimore neighborhood known as Middle East is being referred to as “Eager Park” in new marketing materials — and the renaming attempt is making some residents hopping mad.

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