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Now-and-then pictures: Eden St. at Eastern Ave. was once considered as site for Leakin Park

1939
2017
Then

In 1939, the 400 block of Eden St., seen looking north from Eastern Avenue, was under consideration for a memorial park named for Baltimore philanthopist J. Wilson Leakin. Ultimately the city park board chose the Crimea Estate in Dead Run Valley as the park location.Baltimore Sun files

Now

The intersection of Eden Street at Eastern Avenue is the border between Little Italy, Fells Point and Harbor East.Kenneth K. Lam / Baltimore Sun

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