Baltimore's property tax privileged and punished
Originally published in the Baltimore Sun
Everybody wants nice neighbors. Unfortunately for Morgan State University, the property next door is Northwood Plaza, a dilapidated shopping center that includes boarded-up storefronts and abandoned spaces.
“The shopping center has deteriorated to the point where it is the site of serious criminal activity, and it is an eyesore of the highest order,” University President David Wilson testified at a recent Baltimore City Council committee meeting. “It is literally in Morgan’s backyard. Morgan deserves better. We deserve much better than what we see currently in our backyard.”
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