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Come see recommendations from the downtown planning charrette hosted in partnership by AIA Baltimore and the Baltimore City Department of Planning on 1/12/24. Recommendations will be pinned up in a public open house to gain additional public input at the Center for Architecture and Design

The planning charrette will help inform the Downtown portion of the Baltimore City Comprehensive Master Plan, Our Baltimore.



The Baltimore Architecture Foundation is supported in part by
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The Baltimore Architecture Foundation is supported in part by the Creative Baltimore Fund,
a grant program funded by the Mayor’s Office and the City of Baltimore.



This project was made possible by a grant from Maryland Humanities, with funding received from the Maryland Historical Trust in the Maryland Department of Planning. Maryland Humanities’ Grants Program is also supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities and private funders. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed by this organization do not necessarily represent those of Maryland Humanities, Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland Department of Planning, or National Endowment for the Humanities.