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Rouse's failure in Sandtown-Winchester
Rouse's failure in Sandtown-Winchester

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story mischaracterized a claim in a Sun story. Roughly $130 million in public and private money was put into the neighborhood between the early 1990s and 2000, but the Abell Foundation was not among the funders. The Sun regrets the error. When Jim Rouse retired in 1979 as CEO of the company that bore his name and built the city of Columbia and Baltimore's Village of Cross Keys, he made it known he had no plans to retire from an active life. He was not going to spend his last years as a tourist or golfer. He was determined to continue doing good. He set up the Enterprise Foundation as his vehicle. The retirement work that he was most...