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Vacant Buildings

Vacant Buildings in Baltimore’s District 1

As part of our limited series of posts to help residents of Baltimore’s Council District 1 choose between Democrat Zeke Cohen and Republican Matt McDaniel in the forthcoming general election, both candidates and voters might want to consider the enclosed map of vacant buildings. This map, based on data provided by the city, enables you […] Continue reading →

City-Owned Vacant Homes & Lots For Sale, Cheap!

Updated Vacants-To-Value Program Inventory As Of July 16, 2016 As you can see from the flier at the bottom of this post, the City’s Housing Department is having what it calls the “Baltimore Builds Expo” on August 13. It’s a series of classes that will help you buy a house or vacant lot on which […] Continue reading →

Eminent Domain

As you may have noticed, we have already posted a map of the 16,885 documented vacant structures in Baltimore. These structures – in addition to the thousands of vacant lots – are a potent tool for attracting desperately needed employers and new residents to the city. To encourage all-inclusive economic growth that will significantly reduce […] Continue reading →

Map of Vacant Buildings

This is an interactive map. Use the “+” and “-” buttons to zoom in and out. You can also use your mouse or touchpad to recenter the map and the search function will help you find properties on a specific street.   Continue reading →

Vacant Buildings

Ask most people familiar with Baltimore and they’ll tell you that the city has a serious vacant and abandoned property problem. At Baltimore Rising, we prefer to view these properties as an asset, as a resource that the city can use as an incentive to encourage repopulation and attract employers to locate here. In fact, […] Continue reading →