The city ordered work halted on demolition on the site of a planned apartment project in Baltimore’s Woodberry neighborhood and the developer and the architect quit the job because they said they were not warned the owner would raze a pair of 1840s-era stone houses that had been incorporated into the design.
A bright orange legal notice was duct-taped to a “no trespassing” sign at 3511 Clipper Road by Wednesday night. It read “STOP WORK” with three reasons: no proper water source, no proper signage and no first day of demolition.
Councilman Leon F. Pinkett III, who represents the area, found out Wednesday afternoon that the notice had been posted.
The councilman has been...