Reader Submitted Bank-Owned Blight: 1712 Light Street

Many thanks again to Reader Rusty for the photo and information! Property Address:  1712 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230 Property owner, Citibank, NA, 6501 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine, CA 92618 (Kudos to Citibank for at least making sure the ownership info is correct after taking over the home in 2012, as many banks have not […]

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Sultan of Blight: 110 Burnett Street

One of the best things about doing this project is the way I get to watch neighbors take charge of their neighborhood — or at least their block.  This gem was submitted by a South Baltimore neighbor who writes: Recently, the city sent residents of this hidden street a notice of potential fines if the […]

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Reader Submitted Blight: 1718 Light Street

Many thanks, as always, to Reader Rusty for the photo and information! Property Address: 1718 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230 Property Owner: Olujinmi Oyeniyi, 22312 Bertie Farm Court, Laytonsville, MD 20882 City Council District and Contact:  District 11, William Cole State Senator:  William Ferguson IV State Delegates:  Pete Hammen, Luke Clippinger, Brian McHale

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Update: 1901 S Charles Street

From blighted eyesore to luxury high-priced apartment building, we first featured this property in October of 2010.  In 2011 it was sold, and voila — shiny new apartments!  

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Former Illegal Gambling Club Now A Blighted Mess

Property Address:  1800 Worcester Street, Baltimore, MD 21230 Property Owner:  Carlyn J. Johnson, 1400 Patapsco Street, Baltimore, MD 21230 This business and its proprietor was the subject of a 2005 City Paper article, after police raided the illegal gambling club and seized cash, guns, and other property — including the club’s membership roster.  Unfortunately, it’s […]

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SoBo Blight on Light

Property Address:  1452-1454 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230 Property Owner:  Stephen Wilhide and Bryan Akman, 1900 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230 City Council District and Contact:  District 10, Edward Reisinger

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1818 S. Charles Street

Property Address:  1818 S. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21230 Property Owner:  Norman Harlock, 8703 Stockwell Rd, Baltimore, MD 21230 and Michael Stratigareas, 3341 Oak West Dr, Ellicott City, MD 21043 City Council District and Contact:  District 10, Ed Reisinger The recession has not been kind to Michael Stratigareas, former owner of the now-defunct Red Fish […]

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109,981 Square Feet of Hot Blighted Nastiness!

Property Address:  1901 S. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21230 Property Owner:  Charles Development, LLC, PO Box 6595, Annapolis, MD 21401 Resident Agent for Charles Development, LLC:  Pietro A. Viti, 2929 O’Donnell Street, Annapolis, MD 21401 City Council District and Contact:  District 10, Edward Reisinger  

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