Topgolf Construction Opens Up Waterfront Views of The Middle Branch

| July 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Topgolf construction at 301 Stockholm St. in Stadium Area has opened up previously-obstructed views of Ridgely’s Cove of the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River. The construction demolished the former Animal Control and Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS) site, and part of the project undertakes improvements to the adjacent trail and park located behind Horseshoe Casino Baltimore’s parking garage and along the Gwynns Falls Trail.

With BARCS and invasive plants species removed from the waterfront, there are many newly-opened views of Ridgely’s Cove from Stockholm St., Warner St., the Ostend St. bridge, and the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore garage.

Topgolf will have a three-level, 65,000 sq. ft. building with 90 hitting bays that fronts Warner St., but views of the water along Stockholm St. will remain as the driving range, which will be surrounded with a net, will run west to east from Topgolf to the Light Rail bridge.

The Gwynns Falls Trail park will be cleaned up with two feet of clean fill soil that was dredge material from the Port of Baltimore. A lot of phragmites, or invasive plant species, will be removed and new native plant species will be planted. The project will retain as many of the native trees as possible. The trail will be rebuilt in the park space.

Topgolf is the first major project of the Warner Street District entertainment-focused development. This project is by Horseshoe Casino Baltimore ownership group CBAC.

Below is a look at the new views.

Rendering courtesy of Topgolf

Warner Street master plan renderings courtesy of BCT Design Group

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