Housing Authority Blight: 1150 Argyle Avenue

Property Address: 1150 Argyle Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217 Property Owner: Housing Authority of Baltimore City, 417 E Fayette Street, Baltimore, MD 21202 City Council District and Contact: District 11, Eric T. Costello State Senator (District 40): Catherine E. Pugh State Delegates (District 40): Frank M. Conaway, Antonio L. Hayes. Barbara A. Robinson

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1223 Argyle Avenue

This is a curious old building, tucked away in a residential neighborhood that’s home to some blighted blocks, an apartment complex, and a new-ish suburban-looking subdivision. On further research, it turns out that this property might be the oldest school building in Baltimore City, built in 1858. A shame that once again, the city has […]

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541 W Lafayette Avenue

Property Address: 541 W Lafayette Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217 Property Owner: Esther Middleton (deceased) and Dolly M. Todd, 598 S Beechfield Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21229 City Council District and Contact: District 11, Eric T. Costello State Senator: Shirley Nathan-Pulliam State Delegate:  Keith Haynes

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1318 Druid Hill Avenue: Historic Blight

Property Address: 1318 Druid Hill Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217 Property Owner: Janice Stanton Hines, 3339 Charleston Street, Houston, TX 77021 City Council District and Contact: District 11, Eric T. Costello State Senator: Shirley Nathan-Pulliam State Delegate:  Keith Haynes The current owner of this home (a lawyer, no less) was jailed in Michigan, in 2010, for stealing […]

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Update: 1430-1432 Druid Hill Avenue

Great news! These two homes were purchased in December, and the new owner is looking forward to starting the work to bring them back to life. I was given a tour of one of the homes the owner did nearby, and it’s absolutely beautiful. They received Federal historic tax credits, and as a result, so […]

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429 Mosher Street

Property Address: 429 Mosher Street, Baltimore, MD 21217 Property Owner: Marion Blackwell, 421 Mosher Street, Baltimore, MD 21217 City Council District and Contact: District 11, Eric T. Costello State Senator: Shirley Nathan-Pulliam State Delegate:  Keith Haynes The city filed for receivership of this property in November of last year, and it’s still in poor condition. Hopefully […]

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835 N Fremont Avenue

Update: This property has been demolished. Property Address:  835 N Fremont Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217 Property Owner:  Mayor and City Council, 417 E Fayette Street, Baltimore, MD 21202 City Council District and Contact: District 11, William Cole State Senator:  Verna Jones Rodwell State Delegates:  Keith Haynes, Keiffer Mitchell Jr, Melvin Stukes

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