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Demolition begins in Eager Park development
POSTED Jan 13, 2020 | WMAR2 NEWS
BALTIMORE — Demolition begins on the remaining homes in the East Baltimore development project near Hopkins.Nearly a thousand properties in the area have been demolished in an effort to rebuild, rebrand and transform the neighborhood.
Company set to demolish more homes in East Baltimore
POSTED Jan 9, 2020 | CHANNEL 2 NEWS
Cheryl Washington on Rebuilding East Baltimore and its Future
POSTED MAY 29, 2019, BY THE ANNIE E. CASEY FOUNDATION
In 2003, a mix of public and private partners — including the Annie E. Casey Foundation — established a nonprofit called East Baltimore Development Inc. (EBDI) to oversee the redevelopment of 88-acres in East Baltimore, Maryland.
The neighborhood’s before picture was grim — plagued by high rates of unemployment, vacancy and crime — and EBDI’s first move was controversial, necessitating the mass displacement of residents living in a 30-acre section of the project area.
Eager Park, “Baltimore’s Highline”
POSTED DECEMBER 16, 2019, MAHAN RYKIEL ASSOCIATES
On a recent tour of Eager Park organized by the Maryland Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architecture, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin called Eager Park, “Baltimore’s Highline,” the Highline is a world famous park in New York City that attracts visitors from around the world. He continued to reflect, “The early design of Baltimore was green space to connect communities – all communities had green space and that acted as bridge.
M E D I A R E L E A S E
DECEMBER 17, 2019 - MEDIA ADVISORY: Cross Street Partners, Apex Building Group, and City Life Historic Properties to Break Ground on East Baltimore’s Henderson Crossing
Cross Street Partners, Apex Building Group, and City Life Historic Properties are set to break ground on Henderson Crossing, a contemporary community of affordable historic and new town homes and flats located within the new and vibrant Eager Park community. This project is just one element of the transformative revitalization of an 88-acre neighborhood in East Baltimore managed by East Baltimore Development Inc, (EBDI) in partnership with the City of Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University & Medicine, Brookfield Properties and a number of residential developers. The EBDI project is serving as a catalyst for the economic development of the surrounding communities.
All media contact should be directed to:
Cheryl Y. Washington, Esq.
President and CEO
East Baltimore Development Inc.
410-234-0660, x 270