The long-awaited rebuilding and expansion of the Howard Street freight railway tunnel could begin as soon as late summer. Stretches of Mt. Royal Avenue on the edge of Bolton Hill and the North Avenue Bridge that heads east to Station North will be affected by the massive, $466 million project.
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 renovated, attractive building now known as Linden Park Apartments at 301 McMechen Street (between Jordan Street and Eutaw Place) is a contemporary reminder, if anyone needs one, of a time when pragmatic politicians of different parties worked together to do things that had a lasting, positive impact.
Developers of Madison Park North, the mixed office-residential retail development at 700 North Avenue in the works for four years now, say they are giving up on the office building component of the project.
Residents of nearby Madison Park and Marble Hill have enlisted City Councilman Eric Costello to mediate conversations with the Boston-based owner and non-profit redeveloper of the 207 units that make up Pedestal Gardens, the aged former public housing complex on Eutaw Place’s west side at McMechen Street.