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Nonprofit NeighborSpace on verge of adding undeveloped land
Nonprofit NeighborSpace on verge of adding undeveloped land

In 1921, the Baltimore County Water and Electric Co. deeded an 11-acre lot the southern end of Maple Avenue to the city of Baltimore, according to a release from NeighborSpace, a Baltimore County nonprofit. Ninety years later, that property may transfer back to the county to be preserved as an undeveloped area, according to the release. NeighborSpace, which acquires property to prevent it from being developed, announced June 21 it is on the verge of obtaining the site, which would act as an outdoor recreation area. "It's a phenomenal thing," said NeighborSpace president, John Murphy, who hosted the fundraiser at his home on North Rolling Road, attended by nearly 40...

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