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Tuesdays Under 250: Renovated Three-Bedroom Home Across from Hollins Market

Tuesdays Under 250: Renovated Three-Bedroom Home Across from Hollins Market

This newly-renovated, three-bedroom home is across the street from Hollins Market, which is undergoing a first phase of redevelopment. The home features hardwood floors, subway tile, granite countertops, a breakfast bar, and a back yard with a deck.

| November 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Rebranded Price Rite Marketplace Debuts in Pigtown

Rebranded Price Rite Marketplace Debuts in Pigtown

The Price Rite at Mount Clare Junction in Pigtown was rebranded as Price Rite Marketplace and hosted its grand opening on Friday. The 38,843 sq. ft. grocery store stayed open during the transition as the space was being remodeled.

| November 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
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New Sign Installed in the Mount Clare Neighborhood

New Sign Installed in the Mount Clare Neighborhood

A new “Welcome to Mount Clare” sign was installed earlier this month at the roundabout median at S. Mount St. and Wilkins Ave. The new sign project was led by the Mount Clare Community Council in partnership with Southwest Partnership (SWP) and Image 360 Baltimore Downtown.

| October 29, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Construction Underway on 20,000 Sq. Ft. University of Maryland, Baltimore Community Engagement Center

Construction Underway on 20,000 Sq. Ft. University of Maryland, Baltimore Community Engagement Center

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) held a ceremonial groundbreaking today to celebrate construction of its new 20,000 sq. ft. Community Engagement Center (CEC) in Hollins Market, which is part of its growing BioPark campus.

| October 24, 2019 | 0 Comments
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New Catholic School Breaks Ground on Martin Luther King Boulevard

New Catholic School Breaks Ground on Martin Luther King Boulevard

The Archdiocese of Baltimore held a groundbreaking ceremony today for the future Mother Mary Lange Catholic School facing Martin Luther King Blvd. in Poppleton. The 65,000 sq. ft. Pre-K-8 school will occupy two currently-vacant lots at 732 W. Lexington and 763 Dr. Benjamin Quarles Pl. and will be surrounded on three sides by The Townes at the Terraces development.

| October 23, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Domino Sugar Donates Locomotive ‘Sweet Toot’ to B&O Railroad Museum

Domino Sugar Donates Locomotive ‘Sweet Toot’ to B&O Railroad Museum

After nearly three decades moving railcars at the Domino Sugar Baltimore Refinery, the facility’s 1950 Plymouth locomotive, “Sweet Toot,” will be moving to its new home at the B&O Railroad Museum.

| October 21, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Traffic Modifications for the Baltimore Running Festival on Saturday

Traffic Modifications for the Baltimore Running Festival on Saturday

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists of the temporary road closures and parking restrictions in effect for the 19th annual Baltimore Running Festival, which will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2019.  Approximately 20,000 people are expected to participate in this year’s event. 

| October 18, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Congressman Elijah Cummings Dies at the Age of 68

Congressman Elijah Cummings Dies at the Age of 68

Congressman Elijah Cummings (MD-7) died Thursday morning at the age 68 due to complications concerning longstanding health challenges. Congressman Cummings’ district included Southwest Baltimore neighborhoods including Pigtown, Hollins Market, and Union Square, along with additional sections of Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Howard County.

| October 17, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Updated Plans Presented for 10-Story, 333,000 Sq. Ft. Office and Biotech Building on Martin Luther King Boulevard

Updated Plans Presented for 10-Story, 333,000 Sq. Ft. Office and Biotech Building on Martin Luther King Boulevard

The new 10-story building at 4 MLK will be mostly glass and will have multiple retail spaces along Martin Luther King Blvd. The first two stories of 4 MLK will be a lobby, cafe, co-working space, and events space called District Hall.

| October 14, 2019 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A Locust Point restaurant closes, new LED signs in Port Covington, a business is leaving Brooklyn, Peyton Manning stops by Nick’s Fish House, an award for Masonville Cove, a furniture store closes on Baltimore St., and a Pigtown business changes its name.

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Entire Block of Homes Under Renovation in Hollins Market

Entire Block of Homes Under Renovation in Hollins Market

There are only six homes remaining on the eastern side of the unit block of S. Schroeder St. in Hollins Market, but they are now all under renovation. The project is being taken on by Hollins Market resident Venroy July.

| October 2, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Southwest Partnership Purchases Lord Baltimore Theatre, Looks to Create Cultural Arts Center

Southwest Partnership Purchases Lord Baltimore Theatre, Looks to Create Cultural Arts Center

The Southwest Partnership (SWP), a nonprofit that is a coalition of seven neighborhood associations and six anchor institutions in Southwest Baltimore, has purchased the former Lord Baltimore Theater at 1110 W. Baltimore St. in Hollins Market/Poppleton with hopes of bringing it back to life as a cultural arts and education center.

| October 1, 2019 | 0 Comments
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How Neighbors in Union Square Purchased a Commercial Property to Control Its Future

How Neighbors in Union Square Purchased a Commercial Property to Control Its Future

A group of neighbors in Union Square who go by Place for Good People LLC, purchased a commercial property at 1301 Hollins St. in their neighborhood to make sure they controlled its future. The property was previously the home of Top Carry Out and began to attract “unwanted activity and drugs in recent years,” according to Thomas Hams of Place for Good People.

| September 16, 2019 | 0 Comments
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South Baltimore Business Roundup

South Baltimore Business Roundup

A national tenant is leaving Harborplace, a big lease for the BioPark, Downtown gets a major federal grant, a bank is going to Cherry Hill, a Federal Hill company expands, and a closing in Pigtown.

| August 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
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University of Maryland, Baltimore Announces New 20,000 sq. ft. Hollins Market Community Engagement Center

University of Maryland, Baltimore Announces New 20,000 sq. ft. Hollins Market Community Engagement Center

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is expanding its outreach in the Southwest and West Baltimore communities that surround its Hollins Market BioPark campus with the launch of a brand-new 20,000 sq. ft. Community Engagement Center (CEC). The four-story building at 16  S. Poppleton St. was first constructed in 1917 and was formerly part of the St. Peter’s Church complex. It was most recently used as a drug and alcohol residential treatment center.

| July 31, 2019 | 0 Comments
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A Look at South Baltimore Real Estate Market Stats

A Look at South Baltimore Real Estate Market Stats

The following is an overview of the median real estate sale price over the past year for the different South Baltimore neighborhoods covered by Redfin. SouthBMore.com will take a look at these numbers every quarter.

| July 17, 2019 | 0 Comments
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War Horse to Convert Former Montgomery Ward Building in Hollins Market into Offices

War Horse to Convert Former Montgomery Ward Building in Hollins Market into Offices

Scott Plank’s War Horse Cities is continuing its investment in Hollins Market as it will take on the redevelopment of a 46,710 sq. ft. former Montgomery Ward shirt factory at 1020 W. Pratt St. The three-story brick building dating back to 1925 was also the former home to Baltimore Envelope Factory.

| July 11, 2019 | 0 Comments
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