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  • No imminent plans to raze Roland Park's old water tower, city says

    No imminent plans to raze Roland Park's old water tower, city says
    Baltimore City has no imminent plans to raze the old water tower in Roland Park, despite stated fears by a community group that is trying to protect and renovate the north Baltimore landmark, city officials say. But officials say the city plans to do a...
  • High hopes for restoration of Roland Water Tower

    Restoration of the Roland Water Tower could start by year's end, a community leader said Saturday. Roland Park Civic League president Phil Spevak said he is optimistic that the league can raise the necessary $1.2 million to $1.4 million to restore the...
  • Roland Park mulls idea of creating special taxing district

    The Roland Park Civic League is looking into the idea of creating a special taxing district, like the ones in Charles Village and the Bolton Hill area. Such districts levy tax surcharges on property owners to pay for services such as public safety and...
  • City Hall considers selling 15 historic landmarks

    City Hall considers selling 15 historic landmarks
    City Hall is considering selling or leasing 15 historic Baltimore landmarks, including the iconic Shot Tower and stately War Memorial building, which officials believe are underused and could bring the city sorely needed cash. The idea has excited...
  • Is Baltimore selling its past?

    Is Baltimore selling its past?
    It is the clearest sign of the direction historic preservation may be going: Even a building called Government House, a 19th-century mansion in Baltimore's Midtown neighborhood, is now in private hands. While some history buffs were horrified to learn...
  • Volunteers have poured money and effort into landmarks Baltimore now wants to sell

    I totally agree with the "Readers Respond" letter from Roz Ellis Heid, responding to the city's idea of possibly selling, leasing, or maintaining 15 historic City landmarks ("City eyeing sale of 15 sites," March 21). As Ms. Heid, Baltimore Heritage...
  • Roland Park turns hat-trick of community events, all happening over May 4 weekend

    Three Roland Park-sponsored events fall together over the weekend of May 4. The annual Spring Celebration kicks off the community's hat-trick Friday at The Woman's Club of Roland Park, while the third Tunes @ the Tower and the fifth ciclovia happen...
  • Police presence, parking at issue as Roland Park readies biggest ciclovia

    Police presence, parking at issue as Roland Park readies biggest ciclovia
    Roland Park is looking forward to its fifth and biggest ciclovia on Saturday, May 5.. But community leaders have misgivings about the high number of police and traffic officers that will be safeguarding the ciclovia, and about restrictions on...
  • Longest ciclovia yet runs from Roland Park to Druid Hill Park

    Longest ciclovia yet runs from Roland Park to Druid Hill Park
    Saturday's fifth and largest ciclovia, a three-mile walking and biking event that closed southbound Roland Avenue and several other roads to cars between Roland Park and Druid Hill Park, was billed as going "where no ciclovia has gone before." But that...
  • Deal being discussed for Roland Park to lease old water tower

    Deal being discussed for Roland Park to lease old water tower
    City Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke said she expects a deal to be reached "soon" for the Roland Park community to lease the historic Roland Water Tower from Baltimore City, which considers it surplus property with no appraised value other than the land on...
  • The Giant is Back

    When my husband and I first knew each other, almost 40 years ago, we were both regular Giant customers. The Giant at the Rotunda then was a novelty: the top-rate Washington supermarket finally in Baltimore and in a re-used neighborhood landmark. ...
  • Ma & Pa Trail group pleased with rally for trail connection

    Ma & Pa Trail group pleased with rally for trail connection
    The rally to raise awareness of the need to link up the Ma & Pa Trail was a major success Saturday, its organizers said. Rod Bourn, president of the Ma & Pa Trail Inc., said about 25 people walked the trail in an invitation-only Awareness Walk aimed at...