Tag: real estate development

RRLRAIA Membership Rejects Motion in ‘Village of Lake Roland’ Project

Rendering of the Village of Lake Roland

Despite vocal opposition at a meeting last week, members of the Ruxton-Riderwood-Lake Roland Area Improvement Association voted against a motion condemning the project.

Ruxton, Riderwood, Lake Roland Residents Turn Out to Oppose the ‘Village of Lake Roland’

Rendering of the Village of Lake Roland.

Community leaders opposed to a mixed-use development near Lake Roland scored a symbolic victory last night when hundreds of residents showed up at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Ruxton to voice their opposition to the project.

Trump Admin. Nixes Plan for New FBI HQ, Which Stood Good Chance of Being Built in Md.

The aging FBI headquarters in D.C.

Maryland won’t be getting the coveted new headquarters for the FBI – but neither will Virginia.

North Roland Park Residents Voice Opposition to The Overlook at Roland Park

Residents gather at the Radisson at Cross Key.  Photo by Meg Fielding.

The design of a proposed apartment building in North Roland Park has been approved. The North Roland Park Association and the city’s Planning Commission have given their blessing.

Urban Landscape: Apartments Planned for Hutzler’s Palace Building; Cignal Launches Luxury Community in Lutherville, Professional Building Sells on Charles Street

The Hutzler’s Palace Building

The top four floors of the former Hutzler Bros. Palace building at 210-218 N. Howard Street will most likely be converted to apartments, possibly Japanese-style “micro apartments,” and the first level will be converted to office space with an “open concept” coffee shop.

Explosion on Wealthy Blythewood Road Draws Attention


What’s happening on Blythewood Road?

First, developer Arsh Mirmiran of Caves Valley Partners buys the ugliest house on the street for $650,000 and tears it down, presumably to make way for something better.

Seven-level Luxury Apartment Building Planned for North Roland Park

A rendering of the proposed apartment complex.

A 12-acre development parcel in North Roland Park would become the site of a 157-unit, seven-level luxury apartment building if developers move ahead with plans presented yesterday to Baltimore’s Urban Design and Architecture Review Panel.

Hutzler Brothers Palace Building to reopen; Mechanic Theatre site in limbo; Fox building rezoning; and more

The Hutzler Building

The Hutzler Brothers Palace Building on Howard Street hasn’t been open to shoppers for nearly three decades, and many Baltimoreans have never been inside.

But visitors will get a chance to see the historic department store starting this week when The Contemporary museum opens an exhibit there in collaboration with the building operator, AiNET.

Urban Landscape: War Memorial Building to Be Restored; American City Bldg. to be demolished; Construction at SoHa Union; and more


Baltimore’s War Memorial Building, a historic landmark across from City Hall, is scheduled to receive a restoration that will correct a flaw it has had since the 1970s and make it more functional and attractive for public events. 

Year End Round-Up: With Harbor Point, CORE and Growing Influence of Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank, Development Spread Far Beyond Downtown in 2016

Mechanic Theatre lot
The year in development began, the way every year does, as a blank slate waiting to be filled. But it also began literally with a blank slate in the form of a gaping hole downtown where the Morris A. Mechanic Theatre once stood.