That declaration acts as a preface to BHCA’s new strategic plan for Bolton Hill, the first such document in 15 years, intended to guide the association in establishing priorities and interacting with city government and private interests. The 21-page plan was unanimously adopted by the BHCA board at its April Zoom meeting.
The BHCA board of directors voted at its March meeting in favor of a resolution that clarifies the reasons behind Bolton Hill’s longstanding position against having more row houses in the neighborhood converted into multi-unit properties.
In March 2020, the attorney and architect representing the New York-based investors who own 1700 Eutaw Place—the large and longtime vacant apartment building just to the north of Eutaw-Marshburn Elementary School—introduced plans to renovate the building.
The City Department of Planning hosted a “public information” meeting Feb. 10 about a bill (#21-0009) in the city council that affects most row houses in Bolton Hill and in other neighborhoods with large single-unit residential properties.
You may have seen the last enormous tractor-trailer grumble its way up John Street, hoping to cut through to I-83 from Howard Avenue. Or maybe not. With luck, the Santas at the city’s DOT will deliver a solution before the year (or at least the winter) is over.