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Towson Row has been handled badly but still may be a good deal

Towson Row has been handled badly but still may be a good deal

We get why many Baltimore County residents are skeptical of (if not outright opposed to) the Kamenetz administration’s proposal for public support of the long stalled Towson Row project. It has been four years since County Executive Kevin Kamenetz proudly announced plans for an “urban centerpiece” for the county seat — a massive mixed-use development across the street from the library — and all that we’ve gotten is a hole in the ground and some blocked sidewalks. The original developer, Caves Valley Partners, is tainted in the eyes of many Towsonites for its close connections with the county executive and its proposal to develop a Royal Farms with gas pumps at the north end of town, a...

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