It is time for city officials to accept that Baltimore’s central business district (CBD) no longer is the bustling, undisputed hub of commerce in the city. The best hope for its future lies in becoming a more livable mix of high quality residential and commercial uses. For that future to be realized, however, something else must occur: City officials must stop allowing the voices of the city’s business and financial movers and shakers to drown out the voices of the growing number of Baltimoreans who live downtown.
The future of Baltimore’s downtown won’t be found in its past
October 27, 2021