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Thanks to the generous support of the Rural Maryland Council, Preservation Maryland will again be hitting the road to setup temporary pop-up offices in rural parts of the state.

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In October 2018, the Urban Land Institute convened a Technical Assistance Panel to explore options for the historic City Dock area that balances preservation and future growth. To provide guidance for the implementation of the recommendations in the Panel’s repot, Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley and President of Historic Annapolis, Robert Clark announced the creation of a City Dock Action Committee.

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Tagged In: Advocacy, Architecture,

The highly-detailed modernist Washington Suburban Sanitation Commission (WSSC) headquarters building in downtown Hyattsville remains threatened by demolition for development. The National Register-listed structure is included in a proposal by Werrlein Properties to build on the WSSC site and parcel immediately adjacent to Magruder Park.

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Tagged In: Advocacy, Smart Growth,

At a public hearing held by the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) on February 27, Smart Growth Maryland and its partners in the Smarter Growth Alliance for Charles County spoke out against Georgetown University’s plans to clear-cut 240 acres of Southern Maryland’s largest forest for an industrial-scale solar facility.

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