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Tag Archives: Joe Nathanson

Good news along the border

I felt compelled to devote this column to regions other than greater Baltimore — regions further south, as far south as the U.S. border with Mexico. What prompted me was recently reading in Cityscape, an online blog, about a planning ...

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Housing fairness in Baltimore County

The Community Development Network of Maryland, a nonprofit advocacy group, won an award in 2014. The Innovation Award, conferred by a group within the National Association of Counties, recognized CDN in connection with the group’s “Consider the Person” campaign. This ...

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Why they’re moving to the cities

The Golden Arches are moving. Well, actually, it’s the corporate headquarters of McDonald’s, the iconic fast food chain, that is picking up stakes from its current location in suburban Chicago and settling into a new home just west of the ...

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Make a good deal on Port Covington

The Baltimore region is certainly fortunate to be the home of Under Armour, the Fortune 1000 company (now ranked 739th  among public corporations) selling its sports apparel and athletic shoes to teams and customers around the world. And it’s great ...

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Tunnel vision in Baltimore

The Maryland Department of Transportation has recently been hosting a series of meetings in various locations in west Baltimore. At issue is the need to rebuild or replace an aging railroad tunnel that now runs under the streets of the ...

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Joe Nathanson: Building community

Evan Morville is passionate about his work. That was evident as I and several colleagues recently met with him to learn about the changes that his company, Seawall Development, is bringing to north Baltimore’s Remington community. With Morville as our ...

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Joe Nathanson: Building for the New America

As I leave the front door of my townhouse in Baltimore’s Village of Cross Keys, I am only a few hundred yards from a high-rise apartment building. The rectilinear lines of Harper House, designed by a young, unknown Canadian-born architect ...

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Joe Nathanson: What to learn from New Orleans

Ten years ago the future of an iconic American metropolis was in doubt. After barreling across the Gulf of Mexico, Hurricane Katrina made landfall just east of New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005. While the hurricane-force winds did their damage, ...

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Joe Nathanson: Unfinished business

Incomplete. If one were to assign a grade to the decision by Gov. Larry Hogan and Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete Rahn to eliminate the Red Line from Baltimore’s public transit future, “Incomplete” would have to be it. It was no ...

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