Special Announcement on the BCC Property/Land Sale

From Mary Page Michel, Roland Park Community Foundation Chair:

The Greater Roland Park community has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to purchase 20 acres of land at the Baltimore Country Club. The following article from the Roland Park News Winter Edition, which should have arrived in your mailbox December 1st, has not yet been delivered due to problems at the U.S. Post Office. This exciting news needs to be shared with the community, as we will need financial support to create a community park.

For questions or more information please email Communityfoundation@rolandpark.org.

Read the Roland Park News article about the BCC property here:

January 2021 Civic League Meeting

Monthly meeting of the Roland Park Civic League will take place Wednesday, January 13th at 7PM via Zoom.  All are welcome to join!

Here are Zoom instructions: Zoom Instructions 1:13:21

Here is the meeting agenda: Agenda_RPCL_January_2021

November Civic League Meeting Wednesday 11/4 at 7PM

The Civic League invites all members of the Roland Park community to join the monthly meeting tomorrow via Zoom, starting at 7PM.

Zoom details are here:

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Here’s the link to the meeting agenda:

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Announcing the Roland Park Art Walk! November 7th 12-4PM

The Art Walk is coming to Roland Park!  On Saturday, November 7th, show your neighbors and community what you and your family have been creating during the pandemic months.  Display your art outside in front of your house or in your yard.  To participate and show your (or your kids’) art, email rolandparkartwalk@gmail.com to get your address on the interactive Art Walk map, which is posted on RPartwalk.com. The organizers will regularly update the Art Walk map up until the night before the event. The google map will show which homes are showing art.  Also visit the website (RPartwalk.com) and follow @rolandparkartwalk on Instagram!
This is also a wonderful opportunity to get out and take a walk around our beautiful neighborhood.
Note: the rain date is Saturday, November 14th.
Flyer from the organizer can be found here:


October 2020 Civic League Meeting to be held Wednesday, October 7th at 7:00PM via Zoom. 

Join us for tomorrow’s monthly Civic League Meeting!

Zoom details and Agenda are below:


Topic: RPCL October 2020 Board Meeting
Time: Oct 7, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Autumn 2020 Roland Park Free Tree Program

The Roland Park Landscaping Committee is continuing its Free Tree Program this fall.  You can read all the details here, including a list of tree types available:

Fall 2020 tree planting


Passing of Dan McIntyre

Dan McIntyre, a longtime community supporter, passed away in August 2020.  Dan served on the Board of the  Roland Park Community Foundation, as well as the Roland Park Civic League, and was a beloved leader in both organizations.  His family has asked that in lieu of flowers, friends consider a gift in his name to RPCF.
To make a gift to the RPCF by credit card, please visit Paypal (click the “donate” button below.)

Credit Cards

Checks should be made payable to “Roland Park Community Foundation.”

Roland Park Community Foundation
P.O. Box 16214
Baltimore, MD 21210

Roland Water Tower Project Begins

The latest project of the Roland Park Community Foundation is the Stabilization of the Roland Water Tower.

The Roland Water Tower, located at 4210 Roland Avenue, is a 148-feet tall, octagonal masonry tower made from brick and terra cotta.  The Tower has been out of use since the 1960’s and is in disrepair.  Falling tiles resulted in a chain link fence being put up over 10-years ago.  It is located at the nexus of four neighborhoods:  Hoes Heights, Rolden, Roland Park and Hampden.

This historic tower was built in 1905 to provide water for Hampden. However, in 1930 the reservoir system replaced towers, so the Tower became the turnaround spot for streetcars.  In the 1960’s, buses replaced streetcars and today it acts as a landmark for the surrounding neighborhoods.  The Tower is in the Beaux Arts style where style was important even on structures that were used in functional roles.

The RPCF stepped up to bring this gem back to life.  Lewis Contractors was hired to repair the structure and construction will begin in September 2020, and the work will be complete in April 2021, subject to weather delays.

Watch this page for updates as the project progresses: https://rolandpark.org/organizationscommittees/roland-park-community-foundation/watertower/