1705 Westwood Avenue

Property Address: 1705 Westwood Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217 Property Owner: Rella Scott, 4407 Manorview Road, Baltimore, MD 21229 City Council District and Contact:  District 7, Nick Mosby State Senator:  Catherine Pugh State Delegates:  Barbara Robinson, Frank Conaway, Jr., Antonio Hayes

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1607 and 1605 McKean Avenue

Property Address: 1607 and 1605 McKean Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217 Property Owner (1607): Information listed in SDAT is incorrect. As of 2011, this property has been owned by ETS Maryland, one of the many shell companies created by the disbarred attorneys Anthony DeLaurentis, John Reiff, and John Reid as a way to hide their tax […]

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1706, 1704, 1702 Westwood Avenue

Property Address: 1706, 1704, 1702 Westwood Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217 Property Owner (1706): Gladys Ervin, same address. Property Owner (1704): Mayor and City Council, 417 E Fayette Street, Baltimore, MD 21202 Property Owner (1702): Stephen T Kunkel, 806 Festival Avenue, Mt. Airy, MD 21771 City Council District and Contact:  District 7, Nick Mosby State Senator:  […]

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A Blighted Row: 616, 614, 612, and 610 S Fulton Avenue

These homes are at the very end of South Fulton Avenue, right before you get to Alma Manufacturing and a popular dump site for renovators. Property Address: 616, 614, 612, and 610 S Fulton Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21223 Property Owner (616): Dust Busters Commercial Cleaning, 958 Masefield Road, Baltimore, MD 21207 Owner of Dust Busters […]

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City-Owned Blight: 217 S Woodyear Street

Property Address: 217 S Woodyear Street, Baltimore, MD 21223 Property Owner: Mayor and City Council, 417 E Fayette Street, Baltimore, MD 21202 City Council District and Contact:  District 9, “Pistol” Pete Welch State Senator (District 40): Catherine E. Pugh State Delegates (District 40): Frank M. Conaway, Antonio L. Hayes. Barbara A. Robinson

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Because Preservation Matters

This morning I was scrolling through my Twitter feed and came across this post, about a down-at-the-heels Italianate home that was once quite lovely, but was left to languish. In 1967, along with a few other homes nearby, it was purchased and restored, and was bequeathed to the National Trust for Historic Preservation upon the […]

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City-Owned Historic Blight: 1313 Druid Hill Avenue

This property is really amazing — you have to see it in person to appreciate its impact. Unfortunately, it’s also owned by the City and therefore, falling into ruin. It is on the National Register of Historic Properties. Property Address: 1313 Druid Hill Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217 (Home of the Friendless) Property Owner: Mayor and […]

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City-Owned Blight: 1615 W Baltimore Street

This property was on the Board of Estimates agenda (link opens a PDF), to be sold in 2013 to a developer. There is nothing available to suggest that sale took place. Property Address: 1615 W Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21223 Property Owner: Mayor and City Council, 417 E Fayette Street, Baltimore, MD 21202 City Council […]

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