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New apartments in Poppleton get underway

New apartments in Poppleton get underway

Baltimore leaders are scheduled to gather Thursday to celebrate the start of construction of a new multimillion-dollar apartment building in Poppleton near the University of Maryland BioPark.

The project, part of a planned $460 million, 33-acre redevelopment, has been in the works for more than a decade, as the city acquired hundreds of properties for the site and the developer weathered the recession to secure financing. At one point, the two sides sparred in court over delays to the project, which is supposed to rebuild the area as the University of Maryland, Baltimore spreads.