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Urban Landscape: Annie E. Casey Buildings Get Makeover; Metro West Garage Design Questioned; New Name Proposed for Stadium Authority; The Sun’s Natalie Sherman Moves On

0 Written by: | Monday, Mar 20, 2017 12:53pm

The Annie E. Casey Foundation building at 701 St. Paul Street.

Just in time for spring, the “flowerbox building” is getting a makeover.

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Featured, Real Estate & Home, Urban Landscape

Urban Landscape: Deciding the Fate of Camden Station; Trader Joe’s Moves Within Towson; Monument City Brewing Opens in Highlandtown, Robert Kanigel on Jane Jacobs

1 Written by: | Monday, Mar 13, 2017 4:31pm

Should partly vacant Camden Station be rented out as office space, or should the state hold out for a one-of-a-kind use that could draw people to Oriole Park at Camden Yards? What would that use be? What role should the Baltimore Orioles play in making the decision?

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Featured, Real Estate & Home, Towson, Urban Landscape

Urban Landscape: Williams Sonoma Store Closing in Towson; Mount Vernon Building Up for Auction; New Vision for 33rd Street; Columbia’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Begins

3 Written by: | Monday, Mar 06, 2017 1:21pm

Trader Joe’s is leaving downtown Towson this month. Barnes & Noble’s Towson store will close in May. Now, another well-known retailer in Towson is shutting its doors.

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Featured, Money & Power, Real Estate & Home, Urban Landscape

Urban Landscape: Sagamore Pendry Hotel Three Weeks from Opening; Fairfield Inn and Suites Sells for $24M; New Restaurants in Clipper Mill, East Baltimore; $350K Houses in Hampden; Developers Vie for Lexington Street Property

2 Written by: | Monday, Feb 27, 2017 10:08am

Sunday isn’t a workday on most construction sites, but workers were on duty yesterday at the Sagamore Pendry Baltimore hotel in Fells Point.

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Culture, Featured, Urban Landscape

Urban Landscape: Ambitious Plans for Hutzler’s; Hampden Project One Step Closer to Approval; Red Emma’s Expands

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 2:17pm

Hundreds showed up at the Contemporary museums exhibit at the historic Hutzler Palace Building.

Will Hutzler’s become Baltimore’s new hipster haven?

The first floor of the historic Hutzler Brothers Palace Building has been transformed into a temporary museum with Saturday’s opening of “The Ground,” a three-month exhibit of work by artist Michael Jones McKean. So many people came to the opening reception that the organizers ran out of wine glasses.

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Culture, Featured, Urban Landscape

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

1 Written by: | Monday, Feb 13, 2017 10:32am

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.

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Downtown, Featured, Hampden, Real Estate & Home, Urban Landscape

A New Housing Model in East Baltimore, Downtown Office Tower Up for Auction, Ceremony Coffee Coming to Harbor Point

2 Written by: | Monday, Feb 06, 2017 10:18am

The six Formstone-clad row houses in the 2100 block of E. Madison Street are the sort of buildings that might have been torn down as part of the demolition spree that has consumed much of Baltimore.

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Featured, Real Estate & Home, Urban Landscape

Spike Gjerde and Corey Polyoka to Open the Sandlot in April; For Lease: Vacant Bank of Baltimore; Marco Greenberg Joins COPT

0 Written by: | Monday, Jan 30, 2017 12:00pm

Rendering of Harbor Point

Get ready to see and hear a great deal about “the Sandlot.”

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Urban Landscape

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

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 2:05pm

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.  Read More →

Culture, Featured, Real Estate & Home, Urban Landscape

Urban Landscape: New Housing and Offices for Midtown; Henslee Conway Gets a New Name; Attendance Up at Pandora Ice Rink; Janet Marie Smith Honored

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 12:12pm

The first block of East Mount Royal Avenue was once home to the movie star Francis X. Bushman, a Baltimore native who played Messala in the 1925 version of Ben-Hur and lived in the penthouse of what is now the Towne Building. The Zell Motor Car Company, a Packard dealership, occupied the building’s first level and advertised with a large sign on the roof.

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