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What is Vacancy? A Workshop on Understanding Abandoned Housing in Baltimore
November 21, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pmFree
What do you know about vacant houses? Baltimore City has over 16,000 vacant homes that contribute to a wide range of challenges for Baltimore residents and neighborhoods. Are they “eyesores” that all need to be torn down? Or historic buildings with potential for reuse? Bring your questions and ideas to a free workshop on vacant housing in Baltimore dedicated to exploring this important issue facing Baltimore’s historic neighborhoods.
Don’t expect a lecture! Through interactive activities we will break down the issues (population, economic and social) that drive Baltimore’s vacant house problems past and present. We will also discuss the strategies Baltimore is using to address vacant houses from reuse to demolition and where citizens and community groups fit in.
Free. For more information, please email Katie Bachler at email@example.com or call Eli Pousson at 301-204-3337.
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About Open Hours
Open Hours is a monthly program hosted at the BMA. The public is invited to propose events, workshops, lectures, and experiences to take place in the new Patricia and Mark Joseph Education Center. Open Hours events are about creating community together through conversations, exchange and learning. It is a time to share what the program organizer knows and cares about, and build relationships with others.
Open Hours are free and open to the Public!
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