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Baltimore City Council passes deal on controversial Northern Parkway apartments

Baltimore City Council passes deal on controversial Northern Parkway apartments

The Baltimore City Council agreed Monday to set terms for the construction of a 148-unit apartment building off Northern Parkway, a project bitterly opposed by some who live in the area.

The complex, dubbed the Overlook at Roland Park, has pitted developer Jonathan Ehrenfeld and his Blue Ocean Realty firm against residents of the affluent neighborhoods nearby.

Council members voted 14-0 to approve the legislation, which allows the developer to build under previous and more advantageous zoning rules. Neighbors say their next step will be to call on Mayor Catherine Pugh to veto it.

A spokesman for Pugh said the mayor will review the legislation before deciding what to...

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