Disgrace on Howard Street

Walking downtown yesterday, camera in hand, I was struck by the lack of architectural character, and the lack of people (more about that later). Moving further along Howard Street, I was awestruck by the beautiful buildings — oh here’s where they’ve been keeping the good stuff — and then a sinking feeling hit me.  I […]

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Link Roundup

Milton Tillman and his son have struck a plea deal with the feds, according to the Maryland Daily Record.  Tillman Jr. is throwing himself on the sacrificial altar so his son can plead to a simple misdemeanor and serve no jail time.  You can also read more about the Tillmans here, and in the Baltimore […]

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Baltimore Housing: Your Tax Dollars At Work

At one time, Perlman Place was a place of promise.  Llocated near the American Brewery complex in East Baltimore, houses along Perlman were supposed to have been redeveloped as luxury homes.  Instead, the homes on Perlman Place are being demolished, according to the Baltimore Sun. Perlman Place is a tiny street wedged between North Avenue […]

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