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Former Social Security Adminstration offices plaza

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398 N Greene Street
Baltimore, MD 21201 United States

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April 2017
$15

Crossing the Highway to Nowhere

April 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm | Register
Former Social Security Adminstration offices plaza, 398 N Greene Street
Baltimore, MD 21201 United States

Along with planning to put a highway through Fell’s Point and Federal Hill in the 1960s and 1970s, city planners also plotted a new highway through West Baltimore. Unlike its eastern counterpart, however, which was stopped before construction began, a stretch of the road in West Baltimore actually got built. This stretch of a little over a mile from Martin Luther King to the West Baltimore MARC Station, dubbed the “Highway to Nowhere,” paved through a number of West Baltimore neighborhoods and its impacts are still felt today.

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