Author Archives: Melody Simmons

Stokes seeks investment for Perkins Homes community

Perkins Homes residents feel ‘used’ in tax break for Harbor Point project.

Baltimore City Council member Carl Stokes introduced legislation Monday night that would require nearly $16 million be returned to a low-income area and public housing project near Fells Point that developers of the $1 billion Harbor Point project used to gain a $52 million state tax credit.

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Bozzuto Group takes luxe approach at Union Wharf

The lobby is meant to evoke the feeling of a resort or hotel

Fells Point meets Harbor East. Geographically, that’s a stretch at Union Wharf, The Bozzuto Group’s new apartment development at Thames and Wolfe streets in Fells Point. But as the first residents of the $72 million, 281-unit project arrive this month, they are moving into units that are unusually upscale for this former working-class community, mirroring a similar transition less than a mile away on what is known as Baltimore’s Gold Coast.

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