How urban is Baltimore? A recent post by FiveThirtyEight, a statistics-driven journalism website, took a look at how urban American cities truly are. The site examined how the density of populations in the country’s largest areas and examined to what ...Read More »
Downtown Baltimore could successfully grow by nearly 8,000 new households every year for the next five years as a new generation of singles, newly married couples and empty nesters move into center city — many from outside of Baltimore, a study released by the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore says.Read More »
As the two chief volunteer officers of The Arc Baltimore, we share the concern, indeed the outrage, over the news that the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA), reverted unspent funds to the state general fund. (“Maryland disabilities agency leaves $38M unspent,” ...
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What is a TIF? The acronym stands for Tax Increment Financing, a little-understood form of public investment in urban redevelopment now favored by the city of Baltimore. When City Hall approves a TIF to help finance a new development, bonds ...Read More »
The nation’s largest urban redevelopment, a projected $1.8 billion effort to transform 88 acres of East Baltimore into a world-class biotech park and idyllic urban community, lies derailed amid vacant lots, boarded houses and unfulfilled dreams a decade after it ...
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