McHenry Row

Locust Point neighbors try to draw line at next 'looming' building, but project moves forward

Locust Point neighbors try to draw line at next 'looming' building, but project moves forward

There was Tide Point and Silo Point. Then McHenry Row and Anthem House. And Anthem House 2 and others.

The neighbors who live in traditional rowhouses in Locust Point, a tight-knit neighborhood in South Baltimore, say they’ve seen a lot of development in the last 15 years or so and welcomed much of it despite more traffic and other inconveniences.

But the proposed nine-story building with retail, offices and apartments on Key Highway between Woodall and Stevenson streets would be about four times the height of the homes surrounding it. It was just too much, prompting a not-in-my-backyard push by residents who said this is the first full-scale revolt against a developer that...

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