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Baltimore County backs out of deal to move workers to Towson Presbyterian Home

Baltimore County backs out of deal to move workers to Towson Presbyterian Home

Baltimore County has backed away from a controversial proposal to place government offices at a historic mansion in Towson, prompting the developer to return its focus to a residential plan that could result in the building's demolition.

Arthur Adler, a principal with Caves Valley Partners, which has a contract to buy the Presbyterian Home of Maryland's building, said his company is now considering all options for the building — including tearing it down to build homes.

"Everything's on the table at this moment," Adler said Wednesday. "We literally just hired an architect."

The building closed as a nursing facility earlier this year, and the...

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