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Martin L. Millspaugh Jr., Inner Harbor founder, dies

Martin L. Millspaugh Jr., Inner Harbor founder, dies

Martin L. Millspaugh Jr., who shaped the redevelopment of downtown Baltimore, from the demolition of the old O’Neill’s department store through the Inner Harbor, died of cancer Tuesday at Roland Park Place. A longtime resident of Ridgewood Road in Roland Park, he was 92.

“More than any one person, Marty was responsible for the Inner Harbor,” said Robert C. Embry Jr., president of the Abell Foundation and former head of Baltimore’s redevelopment program. “He was dedicated and hardworking.”

In 1960 Mr. Millspaugh co-founded a quasi-city agency, known for many years as Charles Center-Inner Harbor Management, with local philanthropist J. Jefferson Miller. Over the next quarter...

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