| Jul 8, 2011
| 2:51 PM
Volunteer archaeologists are descending on leafy Lafayette Square in West Baltimore this weekend in an effort to uncover relics from Camp Hoffman, a Union army encampment that stood there during the Civil War.
Just hours into the project Friday, while...
| Jul 24, 2011
| 7:24 AM
Carmelia Hicks' favorite grade-school teacher, Julia T. Smith, was a kindly human being, but she kept a thick paddle in her desk drawer and was never afraid to use it.
The way Hicks remembers it, Miss Smith had plenty of backup.
"If you acted up, she...
| Mar 20, 2011
| 2:24 AM
The Senator Theatre's operators want to scrap plans for a small-plate restaurant and add more screens to the neighborhood theater that has become "Baltimore's movie palace."
James "Buzz" Cusack and Kathleen Cusack announced their new layout at a public...
| Apr 24, 2011
| 5:00 AM
As confirmed by a recent report of the Urban Land Institute, the historic and architectural significance and integrity of Baltimore City's West Side is its greatest asset and key to successful and sustainable revitalization. A preservation-based...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 8:56 AM
It shimmers and glistens by day, reflecting the sun's brilliant rays. When night falls, beams of moonlight illuminate its crystal-like walls.
The landmark 'Glass House' overlooking the Magothy River in Anne Arundel County is an architectural gem that...
| Jun 22, 2012
Fish making the spring spawning run from the Chesapeake Bay upstream into the Patapsco River swim about 11 miles of cool, shallow, flowing water before hitting a concrete wall nearly three stories high: the Bloede Dam. The wildlife obstacle and human...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 9:04 AM
A private residence near Sykesville that predates the Revolutionary War is the latest structure in Howard County to be recommended for listing on the National Register of Historic Places.
Howard Lodge, a 21/2 -story brick house built about 1750, was...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 1:05 PM
And then there were three.
The community of Anneslie has received unanimous support from the Baltimore County Landmarks Preservation Commission to join Stoneleigh and Rodgers Forge as Towson neighborhoods on the National Register of Historic Places,...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 12:30 PM
Jacques Kelly's article about the rebirth of Union Mill did a superb job of recognizing the innovative program that has driven Seawall Development's reuse of the historic property ("New tricks: Redone factory now homes," Nov. 23). This model project is...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 2:05 PM
The reopening of Annapolis' Market House, set for October, is likely to be delayed.
"It may not be Oct. 1, so I may be walking the plank after all," said Mayor Joshua Cohen. He had vowed to take a plunge into the harbor if the historic building at City...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 2:59 PM
If James "Buzz" Cusack and his daughter, Kathleen Lyon, have their way, they'll be cutting ribbons by Christmas for a restored Senator Theatre that will preserve the original cinema and add three screens and a small restaurant.
Gov. Martin O'Malley...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 2:54 PM
The rehabilitation of the Old Towson Jail into an office building was honored by the Maryland Historical Trust last week as part of the organization's 2012 Maryland Preservation Awards
The rehabilitation of the historic jail, now known as Bosley Hall,...