A wet wind tugged at Tom Repsher’s umbrella as he watched his log cabin, known as the Historic Parker House, being moved on wheels from Jefferson to Fairmount avenues in Towson late Wednesday.
Police cars blocked the 400 block of Jefferson Avenue, a rainswept street off Towsontown Boulevard, while movers and Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. workers waited for a nearby day care center to close for the evening, before they coordinated the roughly 90-minute trek down Jefferson to Towsontown and up to 410 Fairmount Ave.
via Log cabin from 1800s relocated within East Towson – Baltimore Sun.
Construction of two new apartment-style dorms in West Village began recently in accordance with phases three and four of the West Village housing project outlined in the University’s Master Plan.“We continue to have demand for increased housing on campus,” Assistant Vice President of Housing & Residence Life Jerry Dieringer said.The construction, which is expected to be completed by the end of summer 2016, will result in the addition of “two high-rise buildings with the capability of 700 beds” to the West Village area, Director of Construction Services Scott Guckert said.
via The Towerlight » Ground broken for new halls.
A third community input meeting on the proposed 101 York planned unit development has been set for Tuesday, Oct 28, 7-9 p.m.
The meeting site, according to the Baltimore County government website is the Jefferson Building in Towson, at 105 West Chesapeake Ave., Room 104. The 101 York PUD would include a mixed-unit building with 611 beds dedicated as college dormitory space, 494 parking spaces and 9,300 square feet of commercial space.
via Third community input meeting set for 101 York project – baltimoresun.com.
The controversial 101 York development faced another round of community questions Monday and again the student housing project’s density and parking causing a ripple effect to nearby neighborhoods were top issues.
The community input meeting held at the Towson Library was the second for the project by DMS Development.
The mixed-use housing and retail project, which is being proposed as a planned unit development (PUD) under county zoning law, means the County Council must vote on it separately from the quadrennial rezoning process, and it doesn’t necessarily have to adhere to existing zoning for the property.
via Lack of parking remains a concern on 101 York project – baltimoresun.com.
A community input meeting is set for Monday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Towson Library meeting room.
In the print edition of the Towson Times, due to incorrect information on the county website, it was erroneously reported in the print edition of the Towson Times that the meeting would be held in the Baltimore County Office Building.
via 101 York student housing complex focus on meeting Oct. 6 – baltimoresun.com.