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.
Preservation Maryland has released the findings of an independent third-party review of Howard County’s engineering reports that are the basis for the plan to demolish nearly two dozen buildings in historic Ellicott City.
On Monday, October 1, the Howard County Council approved a series of bills which would fund the demolition of nearly two dozen historic structures in Ellicott City. While the preservation community has lost this first battle – the fight is far from over.