Discussion on Reusing Baltimore’s Hebrew Orphan Asylum on May 31 — Update

Please join us on Tuesday, May 31 for a public discussion on the reuse of Baltimore’s Hebrew Orphan Asylum with the Coppin Heights CDC and stakeholders from throughout the Greater Rosemont area.

Reusing Baltimore’s Hebrew Orphan Asylum | Tuesday, May 31

Hebrew Orphan Asylum Site Tour
5:30 PM to 6:00 PM | North Dukeland Street & Rayner Avenue

Presentations & Discussion
6:00 PM to 7:15 PM | Empowerment Academy, 851 Braddish Avenue New location! Holy Trinity Church, 2300 West Lafayette Avenue – between Bentalou Street and Wheeler Avenue.

Baltimore’s historic Hebrew Orphan Asylum and the Lutheran Hospital site, owned by Coppin State University since 2003, represents a significant opportunity for positive transformation and community development at the center of Greater Rosemont. Join the Coppin Heights Community Development Corporation and Baltimore Heritage for presentations and discussion on the reuse and revitalization of the 1876 historic Asylum. CSU is committed to reusing the historic building for academic and community use to complement the expansion of CSU’s Health Programs at the Lutheran site. To explore these options, the Coppin Heights CDC is currently preparing a feasibility study on the development of the site.

Meet at the Hebrew Orphan Asylum at 5:30 PM for a brief walk around the site with Eli Pousson from Baltimore Heritage.

Meet at the Hebrew Orphan Asylum at 5:30 PM for a brief walk around the site with Eli Pousson from Baltimore Heritage.  The tour will end at the nearby Empowerment Academy Update: Following the tour, we will move to Holy Trinity Church (about six blocks from the Hebrew Orphan Asylum) for presentations by Wendy Blair with the Coppin Heights CDC on the ongoing feasibility study and the Baltimore City Planning Department on the Greater Coppin Heights/Rosemont Revitalization Plan. Representatives from Coppin State University Capital Planning will join in the discussion.

Questions? Contact Eli Pousson at pousson@baltimoreheritage.org or 301-204-3337.

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