Apr 16 2008

New Plan for Old Town

Published by at 10:57 pm under Commercial / Office,Downtown,Eastside

Baltimore City officials are again setting their sights on the revitalization of the Oldtown Mall just east of Downtown Baltimore.? While revitalization efforts have come and gone over the past several years, it seems as if the chances are better now than ever.? Nestled between downtown and the burgeoning Hopkins area, this area is prime real estate.? Reference March 4th Post.?
Read today’s Baltimore Sun Article

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3 Comments to “New Plan for Old Town”

  1. Joshuaon 17 Apr 2008 at 10:51 pm

    I went walking around there last year for the first time and was surprised to see it in such lousy shape. I think they recently closed a large public housing development nearby that was dragging the place down, so now it’s ripe for development. This is really a central piece of property- within walking distance of Fells Point, for Pete’s sake. I like hikes- I don’t know if everyone would consider it walking distance?

  2. Tomon 23 Apr 2008 at 11:36 pm

    Walking distance to Fells? That’s quite an urban hike. Baltimoreans are lazy…we like to drive everywhere. And one thing’s for sure – you won’t find me walking around that area any time soon.

  3. Getontracon 10 May 2008 at 4:16 am

    Actually, the public housing of Lafayette Courts, now long gone, was apparently what kept Oldtown in business. It lost most of its customer base when the projects were razed.

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