1111 Light Street, which first opened in 2012, offers a vibrant luxury apartment community in the heart of Federal Hill. Located across the street from the Cross Street Market and the Federal Hill Business District, its 96 apartments are steps away from dining, shopping, fitness, offices, and entertainment options.
On 2/4/17 approximately 8:20 pm police responded to the 1300 block of Race St for a armed robbery. The suspect was operating a white SUV and described as a black male armed with a handgun.
Councilman Eric Costello provided the following update in regards to an increase in robberies, car jackings, and auto thefts on the South Baltimore Peninsula after speaking with the Baltimore Police Department (BPD).
New Details on Cross Street Market Design Presented, Community Members Gather to Support Existing Tenants
A packed crowd – which SouthBMore.com estimates as more than 200 people including Cross Street Market business owners and employees, area business owners, and residents – filled the Sharp-Leadenhall Baptist Church on Monday night for the Cross Street Market Advisory Committee meeting for updates and discussion on the redevelopment of the Cross Street Market.
SouthBMore.com has calculated that since 2015 2,066 housing units have been added or are currently under construction. More than 800 housing units have been proposed, not counting up to 14,000 future units at Port Covington.
The craft brewing and distilling industry continues to expand around the country, including in South Baltimore which saw its own significant growth in this area in 2016. Diamondback Brewing Company opened a production facility in late 2016, and Sagamore Spirit, Suspended Brewing Company, and Checkerspot are set to do the same in 2017.
South Baltimore is gaining a new brewery as Checkerspot Brewing Company is opening a 10,000 sq. ft. brewery and tap room at 175 W. Ostend St. adjacent to M&T Bank Stadium, the South Baltimore Neighborhood, and Sharp-Leadenhall. Checkerspot is taking over a vacant suite at the 65,000 sq. ft. office building owned by Himmelrich Associates.
Maryland Transportation Administration (MTA) is proposing to remove five bus stops in South Baltimore as part of its revamp of the Baltimore bus system, which will be called BaltimoreLink.
Last Monday was the first meeting of the Cross Street Market Advisory Committee, where Arsh Mirmiran of Caves Valley Partners (CVP), which will redevelop the Cross Street Market, met with members of surrounding communities, organizations, and businesses.
CVP recently reached an agreement with Baltimore City and the Mayor’s Office of Information Technology to use existing underground city conduit to supply a dark fiber connection to Stadium Square’s three new office buildings.
Stadium Square is a $250-million redevelopment project by Caves Valley Partners on three blocks of South Baltimore and Sharp-Leadenhall. It is located between Cross St. on the north, Race St. on the east, Leadenhall St. on the west, and both sides of Ostend St. to the south. This week, check out five homes right around the corner from this development.
Caves Valley Partners (CVP), developer of Stadium Square, is currently planning a third apartment building with ground floor retail on the 100 block of W. Ostend St. in South Baltimore
Another project is set to start at Stadium Square in South Baltimore as the former Vac Pac building at 150 W. Ostend St. will be renovated and reused as an office building with ground floor retail.