ANNAPOLIS —Maryland’s Board of Public Works has approved a $100,000 grant for a memorial to abolitionist Frederick Douglass. The board voted on Wednesday on the proposed grant from Maryland Historical Trust’s African American Heritage Preservation Program. The memorial is being ...Read More »
SHARPSBURG — The western Maryland town that witnessed the bloodiest one-day battle of the Civil War is considering joining a state-sponsored tourism program it rejected 16 years ago. The Maryland Historical Trust is holding a public hearing Friday night on ...Read More »
Two historic yet deteriorating properties on Baltimore’s West Side — the former Sons of Italy building and the former Drovers & Mechanics National Bank — will likely move closer this week to finally getting new life.Read More »
Mt. Welcome, a National Register historic property in Granite, a community in western Baltimore County, will be perpetually preserved from development through a conservation easement donated by the original owner’s family, to be held by the Maryland Environmental Trust and Maryland Historical Trust.Read More »
The historic art deco palace in north Baltimore known as the Senator Theatre has closed — for at least six months. When it reopens around Christmas time, it will have three new theaters, a restored main auditorium complete with comfy ...
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Neighboring business owners and preservationists have lost their bid to protect historic buildings in Baltimore’s Superblock redevelopment area. The Court of Appeals said Friday that the group cannot sue to enforce an agreement between the city and the Maryland Historical ...
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Union Square activists are at odds over the removal of a fountain dedicated to H.L. Mencken in the historic park — and some are chafing because the $8,000 replacement, bought with funds from the neighborhood’s annual Christmas cookie tour, will ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — The State House dome, which is getting a new paint job, is a near-sacred place for people who appreciate its historical significance. And because people care so deeply, there is a vigorous debate going on over what color ...Read More »