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Baltimore Housing

City announces $10 million redevelopment of vacant rowhouses in West Baltimore neighborhood of Upton

City announces $10 million redevelopment of vacant rowhouses in West Baltimore neighborhood of Upton

After seeing project after project fail in her West Baltimore neighborhood, Janet Allen had a message for the dozens gathered Tuesday to mark a nearly $10 million redevelopment plan for struggling Upton: “I still believe!”

Allen said she was “green” in 2002 when she spent $83,000 to buy a town home in the Heritage Crossing development, situated in a place where a housing project once stood and amid blocks of abandoned and falling down houses. At the time, she said, she did not know what it meant for a community to be redlined — or disinvested in.

But in the years since, she said she has come to understand as she has witnessed the continuing delays in the redevelopment of the...

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