Community Online Poll on Two Important Projects- Please Participate!

The Roland Park Civic League is seeking your feedback ASAP on two current and potentially big impact projects around the community.  RPCL President Bob Connors’ letter explaining things, which includes the link to the poll, is below.  Please take a few minutes to read it and do the poll!  Your feedback is very important!

Read Civic League President Bob Connors’ letter about the poll and the projects here: https://rolandpark.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Poll-March-2021.pdf

 

 

Zoom Meeting on plans for the Overlook site: Wednesday, March 10th 7:30PM

Blue Ocean Group has the Overlook site under contract to Claiborne Senior Living of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, owner / operators of senior living homes.
Claiborne proposes to build a senior living facility with 80 assisted living and 30 memory care units on the Overlook footprint. Claiborne’s building would be significantly lower in height and have fewer units and parking spaces.
Lehr Stream, along with Poplar Hill Association, NRPIA, Sabina/Mattfeldt Association and the Roland Park Civic League, will host a Zoom call with Claiborne March 10, 2021 at 7:30 pm. Claiborne will explain their proposal and the permissions they will need from the city to build it.
Here is the Zoom link:
Join Zoom Meeting on March 10th./7:30p.m. Click on Link Below:
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Claiborne provided a number of illustrations of their proposal. Here is the site plan for the proposed three story building, approximately the same footprint as the Overlook, with one entrance in and out near the Northern Parkway entrance to the Falls. There are no other roads planned, either for construction or upon completion.
Here is the same information in a rendering:
An important consideration for the community is the height and total elevation of the proposed building compared to the Falls. Here is an architectural elevation showing the elevation of the Falls to be 355 feet and the new building 343 feet. The proposed building is 35 feet in height, plus the parapets to cover the mechanical units on the roof.
Many more illustrations are available in the Dropbox files provided by Claiborne:
Please plan to join the community Zoom on the 10th!

 

 

March 2021 Civic League Meeting

The March 2021 meeting of the Roland Park Civic League takes place this Wednesday, March 3rd at 7PM via Zoom.  Join us!  Of note, the renovation plans for Eddie’s on Roland Avenue will be presented.

Zoom details are here:

https://zoom.us/j/98987041289?pwd=ajM4Vmc5QUVnVUt6SXFodHlJMlR1QT09

Meeting agenda is here:

RPCL_Agenda_2021_March

 

 

 

Recent Press on the BCC Land Sale and Plans for a New Public Park

These recent articles from The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Brew talk about the current Roland Park initiative to turn 20 acres of green space along Falls Road into a public park for all Baltimoreans to use and enjoy.

Continue to check here for new updates on this exciting project, and also on social media (Next Door and Instagram @rolandparkcommunity).  An earlier post about the land and community plans from January 17th can be found by scrolling down on this page.

For more information or to get involved, contact Mary Page Michel, Chair, Roland Park Community Foundation: [email protected]

https://www.baltimoresun.com/business/real-estate/bs-bz-baltimore-country-club-roland-park-land-sale-20210204-2v2k4bgmmzel3oxki3cyillz3a-story.html

https://baltimorebrew.com/2021/02/06/behind-the-scenes-donations-to-buy-country-club-land-have-been-robust-roland-park-leaders-say/

Monthly Civic League Meeting- February 3rd at 7PM

February Civic League meeting will be a short one, 7-8PM.  Join us!

Here are the Zoom log-in details:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/92189468258?pwd=bWl2VG9lWlNuYXpKVGZ3NFR2Zko0Zz09

 

Agenda_RPCL_February_2021

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 [email protected].

Read the Roland Park News article about the BCC property here:
https://mcusercontent.com/ddbee69f9c698db9a733628df/files/6059e87c-7558-4884-b837-d393e7bdc5df/BCC_RPN_Winter_2020_21.pdf

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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