City Drops Ball, Citizens Go Public on Facebook, City Says “Don’t Do That”.

Residents in one Baltimore neighborhood have been complaining about one house for months. 311 calls, online complaints, emails to Councilman Curran’s office — and nothing was done…until the residents banded together on their neighborhood’s Facebook group, as reported by the Baltimore Brew. For months, the residents of the home were dumping human waste into the […]

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Reader-Submitted Blight: 2606 Hamilton Avenue

Many thanks to Reader DTC for the photo!  Since the owner currently has six homes in receivership and one in foreclosure, we’re not holding onto much hope for this home.  There are no current permits on file for this home. Property Address:  2606 Hamilton Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21214 Property Owner:  Class Act Realty, LLC, 5213 […]

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Reader-Submitted Blight: 5700 Harford Road

Many thanks to Reader DC for the photo! Property Address:  5700 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD 21214 Property Owner:  Barry E. Depetris, 3103 Rosalie Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21234 (Property is going through the receivership process in court). City Council District and Contact:  District 3, Robert Curran State Senator:  Joan Carter Conway State Delegates:  Curtis Anderson, Mary Washington, Maggie McIntosh  

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Reader-Submitted Blight: 5503 Richard Avenue

Many thanks to Reader DTC for this submission! Property Address:  5503 Richard Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21214 Property Owner:  VB&C, LLC, 5309 St. Georges Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21212 (Company is not in good standing.) Resident Agent for VB&C, LLC:  Linda Ann Brown, same address. City Council District and Contact:  District 3, Robert Curran State Senator: Nathaniel […]

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3706 Southern Avenue

Many thanks (again) to Reader RJW for his photo and narrative:  “Boarded up, overgrown lawn, trash cans uncovered and overflowing.” Property Address:  3607 Southern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21206 Property Owner:  Paul W. Johnson, same address City Council District and Contact:  District 3, Robert Curran

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5215 Harford Road

Property Address:  5215 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD 21214 Property Owner:  Frank and Clare Dockins, 21 Malton Court, Baltimore, MD 21234 City Council District and Contact:  District 3, Robert Curran

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3502 Echodale Avenue

Property Address:  3502 Echodale Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21214 Property Owner:  Christine Tsiotsias, same address. City Council District and Contact:  District 3, Robert Curran While the owner’s name and address have not been changed in the Maryland tax database, according to the notice on the front door, the property is now under the management of Bank […]

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3100 Rueckert Avenue

More kudos to “Reader RJW” for this submission! Property Address:  3100 Rueckert Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21214 Property Owner:  Darren Woodruff, 5820 4th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20011 City Council District and Contact:  District 3, Robert Curran

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Reader-Submitted Blight: 4817 Arabia Avenue

Thanks to “Reader RJW” for the photo and info! Property Address:  4817 Arabia Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21214 Property Owner:  Lamont Lewis, same address. City Council District and Contact:  District 3, Robert Curran Very odd, this home.  If you look at the picture in Google Street View, it was once a lovely little cottage with a […]

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