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James Rouse

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  • Letter: Loss of open space in Symphony Woods is 'incalculable'

    I am a former long-time resident of Columbia who still travels to the area frequently on business, and recently came across a copy of what used to be my "favorite" paper, the Flier. I read your article about the pending plans for Symphony Woods, and for...
  • CA board approves concept plan for Symphony Woods

    CA board approves concept plan for Symphony Woods
    The Columbia Association board approved the adoption of the Inner Arbor plan as the new development plan for Symphony Woods Park with an 8-2 vote at its meeting on Thursday. "The Columbia Association board has taken an important step in embracing a...
  • Symphony Woods Park should create a community meeting place [Commentary]

    In 2010, the Columbia Association retained an outstanding firm of landscape architects to prepare a master plan for Symphony Woods Park. The plan that evolved over a two-year period reflects the creative talent of a team of landscape architects and...
  • Joppatowne boys tops Harford Tech in OT in boys basketball

    Joppatowne boys tops Harford Tech in OT in boys basketball
    The Joppatowne Mariners were pushed to the limit on Monday, but still managed to keep their Susquehanna (lower) Division boys basketball record spotless by beating the visiting Harford Tech Cobras, 74-62, in overtime. The victory put the Mariners at 13-...
  • New proposal for Columbia

    Decades ago, developer James W. Rouse looked at a rundown industrial waterfront in downtown Baltimore and saw the makings of an attraction called Harborplace at the Inner Harbor. Now a former Rouse employee looks at an expanse of woods in downtown...
  • Vernon Dobson, civil rights leader

    Vernon Dobson, civil rights leader
    The Rev. Vernon Dobson, a Baptist minister and civil rights leader, died Saturday of complications of a stroke. He was 89. As a leading figure in Baltimore's civil rights movement, Mr. Dobson lived a life molded by the struggle for equality — a...
  • Cross Keys condo sparkles with personality

    Cross Keys condo sparkles with personality
    Just inside the front door of Jeri Goodman's 10th-floor condominium unit, a highly polished silver sculpture of a pug rests on a hall table, frozen in puppy playfulness. Across the room, a bright red ceramic Buddha on a desk smiles a broad welcome....
  • William Donald Schaefer, governor and mayor, dies

    William Donald Schaefer, governor and mayor, dies
    William Donald Schaefer, the dominant political figure of the last half-century of Maryland history, died Monday after a "do-it-now" career that changed the face of Baltimore while bringing a new burst of energy to the city he loved. Mr. Schaefer was 89....
  • In oft-stormy relations, Schaefer got business to get things done

    In oft-stormy relations, Schaefer got business to get things done
    Unlike some Democratic governors and mayors, at least William Donald Schaefer had a dialogue with Maryland business leaders. If you can call a blistering, hold-the-phone-from-the-ear conversation a dialogue. "When the governor calls me, I know what's...
  • After spectacular fall, Struever reappears on the radar

    After spectacular fall, Struever reappears on the radar
    Two years after C. William Struever's real estate empire collapsed and the once-ubiquitous developer dropped off Baltimore's radar, the urban visionary has reappeared as a managing director of a new company, working on the same kinds of projects that...
  • Edward Norton takes 'Stone' on a black-magical mystery tour

    Edward Norton takes 'Stone' on a black-magical mystery tour
    For Edward Norton making movies isn't just about giving a dynamite performance. It's about collaborating on a piece of entertainment that reflects his view of the world — and pulls that off without preaching to the audience. He leaped into...
  • Carl Verstandig's shopping center empire

    Carl Verstandig's shopping center empire
    At a time when many real estate companies are having trouble getting loans for expansion, Pikesville-based America's Realty is growing steadily. Headed by chief executive Carl Verstandig, it now controls 164 commercial developments in 13 states —...