Update: 917 N Rose Street

This property went into receivership and is being auctioned off — hopefully the next buyer will be more responsible than the last. Buyer beware — clean up your blight, or lose your properties!

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Update: 1359 Ward Street

You can read the original post here. Happy to report this home has been rehabbed and is now an occupied rental.

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Blighted Baltimore Home Once the Site of a Horrific Murder

Featured on the blog a few days ago, this home on Pulaski Highway was once the site of a gruesome murder in 1994 that left the matriarch of a powerful Baltimore family dead. On November 16, 1994, Debra Stevens, a Gypsy palm reader and fortune teller, was found dead in her home. She had been […]

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Update: 310 N Franklintown Road

This property, one of many owned by shell entities created by slumlord Stanley Rochkind and his associates, went through the receivership process, and will soon be auctioned off — hopefully to someone who will actually maintain the property and not allow it to fall into ruin. See the property and the original post (from January […]

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Update: 535 N Patterson Park Avenue

It would seem that many of the properties featured on the blog in 2009 and 2010 are finally making their way into receivership.  This is one that was included in 2010 — you can see the original post here.

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A Community’s Success! 4817 Arabia Avenue

I’m absolutely thrilled to report that 4817 Arabia Avenue has finally been purchased and renovated — and a beautiful renovation it is!  This success story happened because the neighbors banded together and made sure this home didn’t continue as an eyesore — and also through the hard work of our Housing attorneys and Code Enforcement […]

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Update: 528 N Montford Avenue

Another one where the formstone was removed without a permit.  Nothing else has been done to this property since it was first posted on the blog in August of 2012. Interesting to note — the name of the company changed, but it’s still one of John Reiff‘s shell companies.

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