In a desperate neighborhood like Middle East, where unemployment a decade ago was as high as 30 percent and drug dealers worked the corners, the lure of new jobs was a huge selling point in rebuilding the community. When Baltimore ...Read More »
It was a glass-half-full day. It was a time to celebrate cranes in the air — four of them — towering behind Johns Hopkins Hospital, where the stalled $1.8 billion East Baltimore redevelopment project was getting a jump start. None ...Read More »
As the nation headed into its worst recession since the Great Depression, staffing and salaries at East Baltimore Development Inc. skyrocketed between 2005 and 2009, Internal Revenue Service documents show. The pay and benefits at the nonprofit increased by 46 ...Read More »
East Baltimore Development Inc. has spent $6.4 million per acre since 2002 to revitalize a largely vacant chunk of inner city bounded on three sides by slum and blight. The money has gone to buy homes, demolish buildings, relocate residents ...Read More »
What’s in a name? That’s a loaded question if you ask people from Middle East, a community north of Johns Hopkins Hospital that is subject to an 88-acre overhaul. Now the community may be getting a new name. (Click here ...Read More »
Until recently, the last time an elected official raised any serious questions about the public funding of The New East Baltimore project was in 2003, when it was just getting started. Hattie Harrison, a longtime state delegate from East Baltimore, ...
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