Joe Hudson went looking for the right building in Baltimore to create a Halloween haunted house experience.
He wound up on North Gay Street at a historic structure whose facade reads: "The Great House of Isaac Benesch."
He and his crew of 50 actors and other workers have transformed the vacant Oldtown department store into a seasonal entertainment venue that mixes a funhouse experience with a dose of Baltimore history and a dollop of theatrical terror.
The Nevermore Haunt opened three weekends ago. It's open Thursday through Sunday evenings and, of course, on Halloween night. After that, it closes for the year.
"I've been filling the place,"...