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City Council to get Superblock tax proposal

A 20-year city property tax break for the developers of the $150 million Superblock development downtown was introduced in the City Council Monday night to provide an incentive city officials say is needed for the long-stalled project to move forward. ...

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Superblock demolition faces vote

Baltimore’s $150 million Superblock project will inch forward once again Wednesday if the city’s Board of Estimates approves a contract to demolish two buildings at the downtown site. The $2.5 million contract would raze the former Greyhound Bus station at ...

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Top 5: ‘It’s been a roaring success’

Lots of development news this week in the Charm City, with improvements to Power Plant Live!, a new Hilton hotel brand planning to come to town and a new design for the Superblock has been approved by the city’s architectural ...

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Carving up Schaefer’s legacy for their own gain

As my Romanian grandmother would say, his body isn’t cold yet — and now this. A week after the elegant funeral for legendary Baltimore mayor and Maryland governor and comptroller William Donald Schaefer, local politicians and civic leaders have wasted ...

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City panel set to weigh new designs for Superblock site

New designs for the controversial Superblock development are scheduled to be unveiled next Tuesday before the Baltimore Commission for Historical & Architectural Preservation. The project, a $150 million redevelopment of a decrepit and vacant West Side block, has been under ...

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Race for Baltimore mayor gets crowded as Frank Conaway joins in

With City Hall as a backdrop, Frank M. Conaway Sr. declared at noon on Monday his candidacy for mayor in what is looking like a crowded Democratic primary race on Sept. 13. Conaway, 78, a resident of Ashburton and the city’s ...

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Opponents file new lawsuit against Superblock plan

Opponents of the proposed Superblock redevelopment have filed another lawsuit to stop the project, this time alleging approved demolition plans would violate a historic preservation agreement. The lawsuit says J. Rodney Little, director of the Maryland Historical Trust, exceeded his ...

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