On The Docket

The Baltimore City Housing Department has an interesting search tool that you might not know about.  You can search for cases that have been referred to the Legal Section for court action.  You can either search by address or by neighborhood.  You can also use that page to search for outstanding violation notices, and the […]

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A Sea of Blight: Biddle & Barclay Streets, East Baltimore

Update (11/9/2012):  According to this press release from the Mayor’s office, the 1100 block of Barclay Street has been demolished. There were too many houses to photograph individually, so we’ve provided you with a couple of views.  Most of the homes we saw today were abandoned — at least 90-95% of them. This part of […]

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The Block of Blight Revisited: 1448-1458 Wicomico Street

The third in our “Properties Revisited” series, we’re sad to see that the City has done nothing to improve the situation on this block of Wicomico Street.  The houses are still boarded up, vacant, and full of trash.  They’re also accessible to vagrants and others, as evidenced by the amount of trash that’s accumulated in […]

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A Block of Blight: 1448-1458 Wicomico Street

We’re lumping these properties together, since they have the same owner.  This is a truly shameful commentary on our city. Property Address:  1448, 1450, 1452, 1454, 1456, and 1458 Wicomico Street, Baltimore, MD 21230 Property Owner:  Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, 417 E. Fayette Street, Room 10, Baltimore, MD 21202 City Council District and […]

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