In central Baltimore, children traverse through a maze of construction barriers and metal fences to reach City Springs Elementary/Middle School. Luxury developments have sprung up around Harbor East, Fells Point and the Johns Hopkins Hospital, areas surrounding the Washington Hill neighborhood, which is home to City Springs and abuts the Perkins Homes public housing community. Since 2021, however, the area has been undergoing a major overhaul as part of the Housing Authority of Baltimore’s $1 billion Perkins Somerset Oldtown Transformation plan.
As Perkins Homes community sees redevelopment, Baltimore board of education approves new school building
October 12, 2023