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Well-known 'Sun' signage comes off newspaper's former Calvert Street headquarters

Well-known 'Sun' signage comes off newspaper's former Calvert Street headquarters

Signage that long announced The Baltimore Sun’s presence near the city’s downtown core — reading “THE SUN” in massive letters visible from the Jones Falls Expressway — came down Thursday from atop the newspaper’s former headquarters on Calvert Street, bound for storage.

When Tribune Co. spun off its newspapers in 2014 and became the Tribune Media television company, it retained much of the newspapers’ real estate and began selling it off. Atapco Properties acquired the Sun building in May 2017.

The Sun moved out of the building last week, with its journalists, advertising professionals and other business staff moving into new offices within the company’s printing plant in Port...

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