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Stimulating Investment in Maryland’s Neighborhoods: $5.7 million in Community Legacy Grants Announced

DECEMBER 17

Crownsville, MD – The restoration of Baltimore’s iconic Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower, the renovation and reinvention of a historic tobacco packing house in southern Maryland and the installation of decorative street lights in downtown Ocean City are among the projects receiving grants through the Community Legacy program, Maryland’s initiative to stimulate investment and strengthen development in traditional downtowns all over the state. 2,128 more words

Affordable Housing

Incentivizing Local Reinvestment and Community Revitalization

The 2015 Sustainable Communities Tax Credit Awards

Designed to make reinvestment easier and bring new life to threatened historic structures, the Sustainable Communities Tax Credit has played a pivotal role in incentivizing private investment in the restoration of Maryland’s historic resources. 725 more words

Smart Growth

Nine Historic Maryland Properties to Receive $10 Million in Sustainable Communities Tax Credits

DECEMBER 10

Ellicott City, MD – Acting Secretary Clarence Snuggs joined state and local officials to announce $10 million in state tax credits that will fund nine historic restoration projects across Maryland. 386 more words

Community Development

Lyle Center

11/29/2014 Lyle Center

I went to the Lyle Center and took a small tour around the site with some classmates. We learned about the regenerative traits the Lyle Center possessed like it thermal regulation for the building (land design helps with this feature), solar panels, composting stations, and its practices of aquaponics and hydroponics. 11 more words

Sustainable Communities

Thinking Beyond Linear

Charles Einstien at TEDxWhitechapel talks about linear thinking and how to evolve beyond it. In his sense linear thinking is becoming more dominant due to civilizations break downs of old human mythology, practices, and even ecosystems. 287 more words

Sustainable Communities

“I wanted to build an organization focused on supporting educators to teach effectively about sustainability. I wanted to equip people with quality curriculum that supports inquiry, engagement and action.

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Creative Change

Mid-Canada beckons

Between Canada’s border-hugging south and our great white north runs a ribbon of undeveloped territory indicated on this map in green. This undulating swath of land contains the riches of our nation; everything from cobalt and copper in Labrador, gold and hydro in Quebec, chromite and copper in Ontario, potash in Saskatchewan, oil and gas in Alberta and B.C. 478 more words

Politics