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Bay Journal – Article: MD Port Administration gives $500,000 to revive community waterfront

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A novel plan to refurbish an old waterfront park near Baltimore with sand and silt dredged from the harbor has received its first major infusion of the cash needed to make it a reality.

Isaac Hametz (right), of the landscape design firm Mahan Rykiel Associates, reviews park upgrade plans in 2018 with (from left) Doug Myers of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Larry Bannerman and Gloria Nelson of the Turner Station Conservation Teams. (Dave Harp)Isaac Hametz (right), of the landscape design firm Mahan Rykiel Associates, reviews park upgrade plans in 2018 with (from left) Doug Myers of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Larry Bannerman and Gloria Nelson of the Turner Station Conservation Teams. (Dave Harp)
Community leaders in Turner Station, a historically African American neighborhood in Dundalk southeast of the city, cheered the announcement last week that the Maryland Port Administration would give $500,000 toward their hoped-for revival of Fleming Park.

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