It easy to spot the vacant houses in so many of Baltimore’s older neighborhoods. It’s far more difficult to spot ongoing renovation of the city’s housing stock. In the last decade there is a bright spot — the 1700 block of E. Biddle Street, near Broadway and just north of the Johns Hopkins medical campus. The homes are in the Broadway East-Eager Park neighborhood. The catalyst for this encouraging transformation is ReBUILD Metro, a community initiative not as well known as it should be.
How one community group is addressing Baltimore’s vacant housing
March 21, 2022