A half-century after MLK's death is Baltimore less segregated? Yes and no.

Inner Harbor

As residents organize, signs of downtown coming into its own

As residents organize, signs of downtown coming into its own

At first, it was a little creepy.

When 25-year-old William King moved into 10 Light Street in 2015, he was one of the first residents roaming the empty halls of the former office building, a copper-capped landmark that is one of the biggest in downtown to converted into apartments.

He and his neighbors still call themselves "pioneers." But as his building and others have filled, the hollowed-out business district has started to take on the trappings of a neighborhood.

A small grocery store opened. So did a local cafe, a new gym and other shops. City officials put money toward nighttime police patrols and spiffing up a park. Now King and others are laying...

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