Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
The collection documents the historic preservation and subsequent redevelopment of the American Can Company site in the waterfront neighborhood of Canton in southeast Baltimore City. Types of materials include correspondence, newspaper clippings, preservation reports, handwritten notes, development corporation circulars, and committee reports from the grassroots activist organization, the Waterfront Coalition.
The Southeast Development, Inc. Records document the work of Souteast Development, Inc. between 1974 and 2013. The organization is a residential and commercial property development company founded in 1975 as an outgrowth of the Southeast Community Organization. Materials in this collection include records related to properties and projects in Southeast Baltimore, work plans, budgets, reports and studies, and SDI organization history documentation.
The Waterfront Coalition was a citizens community group that formed in 1987 and monitored waterfront development in Baltimore City and its effect on Baltimore neighborhoods, communities, and businesses. It represented the interests of homeowners and businesses in Fells Point, Canton, Butchers Hill, and other neighborhoods. This collection contains materials documenting the activities and interests of the Coalition throughout the late 1980s until it dissolved in approximately 2015.