On October 29, 2018, the Howard County Council passed CB75-2018 with amendments, as advocated for by many Marylanders, that lessens the bill’s original threat to the Historic Preservation Commissions’ independent nature.
On October 1, 2018, CB75-2018 was introduced during a legislative session of the Howard County Council. This new legislation could radically upend over forty years of preservation planning and investment in one fell swoop.
Tonge Row in the 1930s. Photo from Historic American Building Survey.
Preservation Maryland Featured on Daily Record Podcast
09/07/2018 By Preservation Maryland
Preservation Maryland Executive Director Nicholas Redding sat down with reporter Adam Bednar at the Daily Record to talk about the latest proposal to demolish a major portion of Ellicott City’s historic district and why Preservation Maryland believes there is a better path forward.
The Daily Record, published in Baltimore, Maryland since 1888, is a statewide business and legal newspaper. The paper’s newest offering, Ground Up, is a weekly podcast focusing on the intersection of real estate and business. Daily Record report Adam Bednar interviewed Preservation Maryland Executive Director Nicholas Redding about Howard County’s plan to demolish a significant portion of the Ellicott City Historic District.
The podcast interview followed Preservation Maryland’s official statement concerning the proposal and the publication of a special report on viable alternatives to demolition.