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Former 'Superblock' parcels re-open for redevelopment

Former 'Superblock' parcels re-open for redevelopment

The so-called Superblock is back on the block.

The Baltimore Development Corp. on Monday said it is looking for investors to purchase and redevelop 27 city-owned properties on the west side of downtown, which were once part of the Superblock — a prominent set of parcels targeted for revitalization that have languished amid years of litigation and other delays.

The announcement came a week after Maryland's Court of Appeals declined to hear another appeal by developer Lexington Square Partners. The group sued the city in 2013 after Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said she would not agree to another extension of the 2007 deal that gave the firm rights to the...