Thursday, June 16, 2011

Help protect the old Hamilton Library from demolition

HLMS has requested from CHAP (Baltimore City's Commission For Historical & Architectual Preservation ) a "special list" protection for the old Hamilton Library at 3006 Hamilton Avenue.  The new owner of the property recently filed for demolition permits.  A hearing was scheduled for June 14th, but now has been postponed until further notice. We are requesting that concerned neighbors write a letter to CHAP to save the building from destruction.

CHAP
417 East Fayette St, 8th floor
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 396-4866
(410) 396-PLAN (7526)
Fax: (410) 396-5662

The old Hamilton Library is an Andrew Carnegie library built after 1918 and opened on December 15, 1920.  It's a beautiful, yet neglected building that is well worth saving.

For more information on how you can help, please contact:
Regina Lansinger, Director
Hamilton Lauraville Main Street
5500 Harford Road - Suite 201
Baltimore, MD 21214
410.319.7150
410.319.7151 (fax)
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