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Tag Archives: Downtown Partnership of Baltimore Inc.

New plan to raze Mechanic

A local group is seeking to demolish the 45-year-old Morris A. Mechanic Theatre and replace it with two 30-story towers that would add 600 market-rate apartments to center city, a 150,000-square-foot retail complex and an underground parking garage. The $150 ...

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Howard Street’s fallen arches evoke few cries of nostalgia

The distinctive archways that lined Howard Street and overlooked the light rail tracks in downtown Baltimore are gone, but few tears are being shed for the quirky 1980s-era street decorations. “They were just a very dated feature,” said Kirby Fowler, ...

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Announcement over new Grand Prix manager looming

The mayor’s office plans to announce Wednesday who it has chosen to take over the troubled Baltimore Grand Prix, but two of the three groups who have reportedly expressed interest in managing the event said they have not recently had ...

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Laslo Boyd: The Exelon deal’s implications for downtown

Kirby Fowler definitely has a point. The president of the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore has argued that the Inner Harbor would have received a real boost if the new office building that Exelon is promising to build in Baltimore were ...

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More disagreement over proposed UM merger

COLLEGE PARK — Speakers at a public hearing on the proposed merger of two University System of Maryland institutions disagreed over the plan’s implications Friday, with some touting its advantages while others worried aloud about a larger bureaucracy. Many speakers ...

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Top 5: ‘This meeting is over’

Baltimore has begun installing charging stations for electric cars in city garages, and The Daily Record investigates two mansions in Potomac that are owned by African dictators with documented human rights violations. Those stories and more in this week’s business ...

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