Before-and-After Images of South Baltimore Developments with Google Maps’ New Satellite View

| February 28, 2024 | 0 Comments

Google Maps recently updated its ‘satellite’ view of Baltimore City with images that appear to be from late-summer. To show development progress that has taken place in different parts of South Baltimore over the recent years, SouthBMore.com took screenshots of the overhead images from Apple Maps that appear to be from 2017.

To note, the under-construction projects have progressed quite a bit since the new Google Maps ‘satellite’ view.

Before screenshots courtesy of Apple Maps, after screenshots courtesy of Google Maps

Banner Row Townhomes – Locust Point: 108 Ryan Homes townhomes replacing the former PQ Corporation plant. Phase 1 has been completed and Phase 2 is underway.

Baltimore Peninsula – Chapter 1B: 3.025 million sq. ft. of office, retail, residential and hotel. Completed buildings include:

  • 250 Mission: 223,000 sq. ft. building (162 residential units, including 35 affordable units, and 40,000 sq. ft. retail)
  • 2455 House Street: 221,500 sq. ft. building (212,000 sq. ft. office and 9,500 sq. ft. retail)
  • Rye House: 293,000 sq. ft. building (254 residential units, including 54 affordable units, and 16,000 sq. ft. retail)
  • Rye Street Market: 273,000 sq. ft. building (228,000 sq. ft. office and 45,000 sq. ft. market)
  • ROOST: 133,000 sq. ft. building (40 residential units, 81 extended-stay units, and 6,000 sq. ft. retail)

The former The Baltimore Sun building was demolished since Google Maps updated its satellite view.

Under Armour’s Baltimore Peninsula Global Headquarters and Locke Landing

Under Armour began construction on a new 280,000 sq. ft. office, retail, and fitness building called TMB2 in December 2022. TMB2 is a five-story, 75 ft. tall building with an east-west orientation. Under Armour is hoping to open TMB2 by the end of 2024.

Under Armour recently opened a NCAA-regulation track and field facility with a multi-sport playing field at its new campus.

Adjacent to Under Armour and separated by W. Peninsula Dr., Locke Landing is a 809-unit residential development by 28 Walker. K. Hovnanian Homes is building 92 “2 over 2” housing units, DRB Homes is building 297 new townhomes, and Greystar is building is constructing two apartment buildings totaling 420 units. Demolition began on the former Locke Insulators industrial campus early last year to make way for the development and new home construction began in October.

Alta Federal Hill Phase I &II – South Baltimore: Phase I is completed and added 267 apartments, 367-car garage, and 1,000 sq. ft. retail to Hanover St. Phase II is now under construction and will add 258 apartments, a 370-car garage, and 1,000 sq. ft. of retail.

719-723 W. Pratt St. – Ridgely’s Delight: This 50-unit apartment building is now open.

733 to 737 W. Pratt St.  Ridgely’s Delight: This 35-unit apartment building is currently under construction.

Topgolf – Stadium Area: Topgolf opened this 65,ooo sq. ft. sports bar with a driving range in Fall 2022.

Gwynns Falls Trail Park – Carroll-Camden Industrial Area: A waterfront park space located along the Gwynns Falls Trail and behind the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore was renovated as part of the Topgolf development.

The Paramount Baltimore – Stadium Area: Construction on the 80,000 sq. ft., 4,000-seat music venue began in February 2022, but is currently paused.

Reedbird Park Redevelopment – Cherry Hill: Redevelopment includes a 32,000 sq. ft. Middle Branch Fitness & Wellness Center, turf stadium, three multi-purpose fields, dog park, basketball courts, paths, and a parking lot. The Middle Branch Fitness & Wellness Center opened in late 2022 and BGE Field presented by KELLY opened in 2021. Work continues on the additional fields.

MARC Train Heavy Maintenance Facility – Riverside: Maryland Transit Administration has completed this 35,000 sq. ft. building for locomotive and railcar maintenance.

Riverside Park Athletic Fields Renovation – Riverside: The athletic fields at Riverside Park have been under renovation since 2022 and are expected to be completed in the spring. See recent overhead shots and on-the-ground photos here.

Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake Townhomes – Pigtown: Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake built three new-construction townhomes in Pigtown on the 1100 block of Ward St. The lot was created after the demolition of eight homes that were lost to a fire in the early 2010s. Paul’s Place controls a green space in between the new townhomes and has partnered with Pigtown Community Garden.

Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake Townhomes – Curtis Bay: 10 townhomes are now under construction at a vacant lot.

Federal Point – Federal Hill/Sharp-Leadenhall: Federal Point is an 11-townhome project in Federal Hill/Sharp-Leadenhall. It is at the site of a recently-demolished warehouse at 49 W. West St. and a demolished carriage house and open lot at 101 W. Ropewalk Ln. The project began in 2018 and was completed last year.

New Townhomes – Hollins Market: Development company In Habit is building three new townhomes at 1101-1105 Hollins St. in Hollins Market. The property is at the corner of Hollins St. and Arlington Ave. and is across the street from the Hollins Market.

Mixed-used Development – Hollins Market: Development firm SAA/EVI is planning a mixed-use development on the 1200 block of Hollins St. in Hollins Market. The property is comprised of a vacant lot and a 1940 art deco garage at the corner of Hollins St. and S. Carey St. Rowhomes have been demolished to make way for the development.

Scannel Properties Warehouses – Curtis Bay: Two new warehouse have opened on Curtis Ave. in Curtis Bay, and a third is proposed. The project adds 522,675 sq. ft. of warehouse space and 58,075 sq. ft. of office space. The properties are at 4501 Curtis Ave. and 1701 Benhill Ave. where there was formerly a collection of smaller warehouses.

The project is by Indianapolis-based Scannell Properties, which has built many distribution, warehousing, transportation, and logistics centers around the county. It has completed build-to-suit projects for companies such as Amazon, FedEx, GE, and Best Buy.

Harbor Logistics Center – Curtis Bay: Kansas City’s NorthPoint Development built the four-building, 96-acre logistics center with almost 900,000 sq. ft. of warehouse and office space at 1701 E. Patapsco St. in Curtis Bay. NorthPoint acquired an assemblage of former industrial properties that are on the Patapsco River and Stonehouse Cove adjacent to CSX train tracks.

Home Chef has leased 150,000 sq. ft. at Harbor Logistics Center.

Seton Keogh High School / City Logistics – Wilhelm Park: The former Seton Keough High School campus at 1201 Caton Ave. was torn down and the City Logistics development was built in its place. City Logistics is a 31.65-acre redevelopment project comprised of two buildings totaling 300,786 sq. ft. of warehouse space.

Copart – Cherry Hill: Online auto auction company Copart assembled more than 47 acres in Cherry Hill for a new facility.

 

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