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historic Preservation Task Force

October 7, 2019

As a result of the Mayor's Historic Preservation Task Force final report issued earlier this year, the Administration and Councilmember Squilla have been working to implement recommendations to create incentives for preservation. Three zoning amendment ordinances have...

April 4, 2019

The Historic Preservation Task Force has released its final report, appendix, and executive summary. The report will be presented to the Mayor at a press conference this morning.  Printed copies of the executive summary will also be made available at the Historical Com...

July 17, 2018

A Grand Building Crumbles

Calvary United Methodist Church’s granite ten-story tower soars over the beautiful Victorian street corner of 48th Street and Baltimore Avenue. It stands guard over stately old mansions and townhouses.  But in the there was a time when this mag...

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