In the News

In the News

Due to our collaboration with Partners, many of the projects that we work on are covered in the news without mentioning the Central Baltimore Partnership. And that’s just fine with us. But there are times when we need to give voice to important issues in Central Baltimore. In that case, we’re happy to step up to the mic and/or podium.

Here’s some coverage from the past couple of years.

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(Stories are listed chronologically by publication, and title or specific reference to CBP in the story. These links below are to online versions, or PDFs, or both, for the stories posted.) 
Maryland Daily Record, May 18, 2018, “$500,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Regional Foundation to support… Central Baltimore Partnership Front and Center Plan: A Comprehensive Equity Strategy” — Record Staff
Baltimore Business Journal May 16, 2018, Wells Fargo is providing $500,000 grant to help Jubilee Baltimore implement the Central Baltimore Partnership’s plan for revitalizing six city neighborhoods.Holden Willen
Baltimore Sun, May 9, 2018 “Hub planned at Baltimore Penn Station — Yvonne Wenger
Baltimore Business Journal, May 9, 2018, “The $100,000 project is being led by the Pugh administration, the Central Baltimore Partnership, the University of Baltimore…”Joanna Sullivan
Baltimore Sun, February 8, 2018 “Working with the Central Baltimore Partnership, BARCO also helped to secure $400,000 in state funds — Amy Bonitz
Baltimore Brew, February 1, 2018, “Ellen Janes, CEO of Central Baltimore Partnership, the non-profit awardee of the grants, said…’Our goal is to improve the safety and functionality of these artists’ spaces while keeping them affordable.’” —  Mark Reutter
Baltimore Sun, December 29, 2017 “The [Goldseker] Foundation gave the [Central Baltimore] Partnership $150,000 in March to continue to build a community development strategy for Central Baltimore with neighborhood leaders, anchor institutions, businesses, nonprofits and governments.”— Yvonne Wenger
Baltimore Sun, December 2, 2017 “Vacant bank building in Station North becomes Made in Baltimore holiday pop-up shop… Support for the project came from the Central Baltimore Partnership…”— Lorraine Mirabella
Baltimore City Paper, Oct 24, 2017  “Along with Central Baltimore Partnership, BARCO helped the Compound apply for two state grants, Project CORE and BRNI (Baltimore Regional Neighborhood Initiative), to fund part of the identified necessary renovations.” –Brandon Block
Baptist Press, July 6, 2017  “Planning a Centre City Arts Academy in cooperation with numerous groups including, he said, the Central Baltimore Partnership” — Diana Chandler 
JHU Newsletter May 4, 2017, “Hopkins has committed $10 million over the span of five years to the Central Baltimore Partnership” Editorial Board 
City Paper,  Jan 12, 2017, “’Collaborative effort’ between the city and CBP with four buildings that house DIY spaces ”  Rebekah Kirkman
Baltimore Sun, Dec 14, 2016, “Officials announce $10 million fund for projects in Central Baltimore,” — Natalie Sherman
Baltimore Sun, Dec 14, 2016 Officials Announce $10 Million Fund for Projects in Central Baltimore”  Natalie Sherman PDF Version
Baltimore Sun, Dec 12, 2016 “The Central Baltimore Partnership, local foundations and nonprofits are also already at the table.” — Fred Lazarus IV 
“’Exploring the Core’ of (Central Baltimore): Does It Produce the Change It Hopes to Be?” —  Joseph Goldkamp
Baltimore Sun, Oct 25, 2016, “The Nelson Kohl building, by developer Ernst Valery and other partners, would add market-rate residential units to the burgeoning arts district, where a housing plan released earlier this year by the Central Baltimore Partnership calls for increased density,” — Natalie Sherman
Inceptor Project Newletter, Oct 25 2016, “‘collaboration of a broad range of public, private, and non-profit groups,’ details the Central Baltimore Partnership website” –Anonymus
Baltimore Sun, Oct 3, 2016,”Why the Central Baltimore Partnership is launching the ‘Explore the Core'”, Op Ed, — Karen Stokes, Connie Ross
Baltimore Sun ,September 17, Oct 3, 2016, “Explore the Core’ campaign aims to draw 3,000 new residents to Central Baltimore neighborhoods.” — Jessica Anderson
Baltimore Sun ,September 17, Oct 3, 2016, Explore the Core’ campaign aims to draw 3,000 new residents to Central Baltimore neighborhoods. — Jessica Anderson, PDF version
Daily Record, September 14, 2016 “Explore The Core Campaign aims to attract 3K residents to city.” Adam Bednar, PDF VersionDaily Record, September 14, 2016 “Explore The Core Campaign aims to attract 3K residents to city.” Adam Bednar, PDF Version
Community Architect Daily, August 10, 2016, “‘underscored by Ellen Janes of the Central Baltimore Partnership…three exceptional possibilities, a center with vitality that is a destination, a proud gateway to Baltimore and an opportunity for entrepreneurs and young workers.” — Klaus Phillipsen
Railway Age, August 10, 2016, “‘We are delighted with the strong market support on this critical project for Central Baltimore,’ said Ellen Janes, Executive Director of the Central Baltimore Partnership,” — Ben Vient
COG Quarterly, Summer/ 2016, “Central Baltimore Partnership, one of four major recipients of the state’s Baltimore Regional Neighborhood Initiative (BRNI) grant program, has allocated nearly $2.9 million toward more than two dozen community revitalization projects.” — D. Halligan
“Baltimore Business News July 13, 2016″A group of community associations in Central Baltimore are set to embark on a planning mission with residents in six neighborhoods to establish job training, housing and transportation programs under a $90,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation…administered by the Central Baltimore Partnership.”  — Melody Simmons
Baltimore Sun, April 15, 2016,”Central Baltimore Partnership housing plan calls for thousands more units”,  — Natalie Sherman,
Baltimore Sun, April 15, 2016,”Central Baltimore Partnership housing plan calls for thousands more units”, –Natalie Sherman PDF Version
City Paper,  April 12, 2016, “the Central Baltimore Partnership, a community development organization, had formed a ‘Saturation of Metropolitan Services Agencies’ task force to deal with the problems it saw clustered around methadone clinics” — Lawrence Lanahan
Baltimore Business Journal, March 23, 2016 “Businesses and nonprofits have opened offices including Sparkypants Studios, a video game studio, Jubilee Baltimore and the Central Baltimore Partnership” — Melody Simmons 
Baltimore Business Journal, Feb 28, 2016, “Amtrak mum on details, timeline surrounding Penn Station overhaul” — Jonathon Munshaw
Baltimore Sun: Feb 27, 2016, “Cummings presses Amtrak on Penn Station redevelopment” — Natalie Sherman
Baltimore Sun: Feb 27, 2016, “Cummings presses Amtrak on Penn Station redevelopment”–  Natalie Sherman PDF Version
City Paper Jan 15, 2016 “the Central Baltimore Partnership was awarded $1.485 million through the initiative to help fund 12 projects,”— Brandon Weigel
Baltimore Business Journal, Dec 29, 2015, “State Grant Funds: ‘$100,000 to the Central Baltimore Partnership'” — Melody Simmons
Baltimore-Post Examiner, December 15, Motor House welcomes building’s first performances in three years — Anonymous 
Baltimore Business Journal, Nov 23, 2015, “Centre Theater will open Dec. 1 with full slate of tenants—  Sarah Gantz
Baltimore Business Journal, Sept 24, 2015,  “Station North : ‘And the Central Baltimore Partnership, formed 10 years ago, has played a key role in finding common interests among the diversity of the area.’ ”  Jay Brodie
Baltimore Business Journal, September 5, 2015 People on the Move Spotlight CBP E. D. Ellen Janes: “Working for the benefit of the area” PDF Version
Daily Record, August 24, 2015, Cover Story Ellen Janes Capstone Job, (interview) — Adam Bednar
Daily Record, August 24, 2015, Cover Story Ellen Janes Capstone Job, (interview) Adam Bednar, PDF Version
City Paper: August 20, 2015 ,Coverage of CBP Partners Meeting “DOT plans street improvements for Station North” Mae Puckett
Baltimore Sun, August 9,2015  “Ellen Janes Named Executive Director of Central Baltimore Partnership” — People on The Move
Washington Post, June 10, 2015, “After the riots, Baltimore’s best shot at redemption may be its arts community,” — 
Washington Post, June 10, 2015, “After the riots, Baltimore’s best shot at redemption may be its arts community,” — Frances Stead Sellers  PDF version
The Hub, March 4, 2015 Marquee comes to life as long-dormant Centre Theatre nears reopening — The Hub Staff
Baltimore Business Journal, Jan 20, 2015, “Central Baltimore Partnership founding director Joseph McNeely to step down” — Kevin Litten
Baltimore Business Journal, Jan 20, 2015, “Central Baltimore Partnership founding director Joseph McNeely to step down” — Kevin Litten PDF Version
Daily Record, January 19 2015, “McNeely to step down from Central Baltimore Partnership,” — Adam Bednar
Daily Record, January 19 2015, “McNeely to step down from Central Baltimore Partnership,” — Adam Bednar PDF Version

Baltimore Sun, January 17,  2015, “Looking back on the efforts of Central Baltimore’s key supporter,” — Jacques Kelly

Charles Villager , Holiday (December) 2014, “DOT Studies St. Paul & N. Calvert as Two Way Streets,” — Joseph McNeely, PDF Version
Meeting of the Minds Blog  December 22,2014,”Revitalizing Cities One Neighborhood at a Time” Jim Brooks
Baltimore Brew, November 6, 2014, “Residents question city on two-way traffic switch for St. Paul and Calvert,” — Danielle Sweeney
Baltimore Sun: October 27, 2014, “Put Drug Treatment Where it is Needed” — Joseph McNeely
Baltimore Sun: October 27, 2014, “Put Drug Treatment Where it is Needed” — Joseph McNeely, PDF Version
Daily Record Aug 6, 2014 “Clinic Causes Concern” — Adam Bednar
Daily Record Aug 6, 2014 “Clinic Causes Concern” Adam Bednar. PDF Version
Baltimore Sun: August 5, 2014,”Station North looks for apartments”, — Natalie Sherman,
Baltimore Sun: August 5, 2014 “Station North Looks For Apartments,”  Natalie Sherman  PDF Version
City Paper: August 5, 2014 “Tensions run high as Harwood residents discuss a new clinic,”   Mary Drabinski,
New Markets Tax Credit Connection – Summer 2014 newsletter.”The financial anatomy of an NMTC deal: the Centre Theater,” — Amy Bonitz
New Markets Tax Credit Connection – Summer 2014 newsletter.”The financial anatomy of an NMTC deal: the Centre Theater,”— Amy BonitzPDF version
Baltimore Sun, July 13, 2014, “Planned Drug Treatment Clinic in Harwood Sparks Conflict,”  Luke Broadwater and Colin Campbell
LISC Institute Blog, June 17, 2014, “Revitalizing Station North with Art and Design: Baltimore, MD,” — National Endowment For The Arts
Baltimore Fishbowl June 12, 2014, “This Afternoon! First Art Walk in Old Goucher,” — Marie Claire Bryant (Central Baltimore Sponsored Event)
Baltimore Fishbowl June 12, 2014, “This Afternoon! First Art Walk in Old Goucher,” — Marie Claire Bryant (Central Baltimore Partnership Sponsored Event) PDF Version
Charles Villager May/June, 2014 “CBP’s HCPI Awards $258,000 for Twelve Community Spruce-Up Grants,” — Author UncreditedPDF Version

VIDEO and RADIO

CBP hosts RFP for City Schools who consider costs, benefits of relocating North Avenue headquarters
CBP Exec Director Ellen Janes comments, as Amtrak hosts industry day event to solicit for Baltimore’s Penn Station redevelopment project

ABC 2,  (WMAR Baltimore) Local News Broadcast, August 10, 2016

CBP Fights Clinic Saturation

CBP Newsblast Video, June 23th 2014

Joseph McNeely, Executive Director Emeritus of CBP discusses exciting  developments across Central Baltimore

WBAL-11’s One Tree Hill, Lisa Robinson Host, October 2013