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Highlandtown rezoning

Highlandtown rezoning

Much has been said in recent years about the loss of manufacturing and industrial jobs that has contributed to the current state of Baltimore City.

Despite this conversation, the City Council is considering eliminating a prime industrial property in Southeast Baltimore that could serve as a thriving hub for quality jobs. Do we want a city that creates jobs for average Baltimoreans or a city that creates condos for the privileged few?

As the council considers the city's future growth through Transform Baltimore, we implore it to not repeat the mistakes of the past.

Baltimore grew because of its proximity to the deep water of the Chesapeake and our robust rail and...