Artplace: Mapping the Talented People in Your Neighborhood

Mapping the Talented People in Your Neighborhood by Alyce Myatt Published at Artplace.com on October 4, 2017. Much has been written about the value of creative placemaking and the absolute necessity to work collectively with the whole community including residents, artists and arts organizations, businesses, elected officials, and, of course, funders. An essential step in…

Harvard’s Ash Center Map of the Month: Baltimore’s GEOLOOM co>map

Published by Data-Smart City Solutions, housed at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School, the preeminent voice for innovation in government. By Daniel Harsha and Chris Bousquet Map of the Month: GEOLOOM co>map Baltimore, Maryland Published: July 2017 Goal: GEOLOOM allows cultural institutions, businesses, and policymakers to foster a more…

Baltimore Sun: Baltimore launches ‘bad batch’ text-alert system for overdoses

The Baltimore Sun: Baltimore launches ‘bad batch’ text-alert system for overdoses by Luke Broadwater and Alison Knezevich Published August 18, 2017 With the help of student computer programmers, Baltimore health officials have launched a text-messaging service to warn residents when deadly batches of drugs are in their neighborhood. Facing a dramatic rise in overdose deaths…

GEOLOOM Launch at Baltimore Data Day

Visualizing and Valuing Baltimore’s Neighborhoods by Cara Ober Published July 14, 2014 at BmoreArt.com An Introduction to the GEOLOOM co>map, an online, interactive map of Baltimore City that embeds arts and culture data with traditional community indicators When one Baltimorean meets another for the first time, the first question asked is always the same. What neighborhood do…

BARCO Receives Historic Preservation Award for Open Works

The Historic Baltimore Neighborhoods Award recognizes leadership by people or organizations in the preservation, revitalization, and enhancement of historic neighborhoods in Baltimore. The Board of Directors of Baltimore Heritage, Inc. presented a 2017 Historic Preservation Award for Historic Baltimore Neighborhoods to Baltimore Arts Realty Corporation in recognition of exemplary revitalization in Station North with the…

Open Works Wins Award from MD State Sustainable Growth Commission

Congratulation to Open Works, Winner of a Maryland Sustainable Growth Award for Sustainable Communities from the Maryland Sustainable Growth Commission. This award recognizes Open Work’s commitment to equitable economic growth, public participation, and quality of life.   The Maryland Sustainable Growth Awards celebrate significant achievement by individuals, businesses, organizations and local governments to realize the…

Open Works in New York Times Travel Article

Exploring Baltimore, a City With Style to Spare, on a Budget by Lucas Peterson, FRUGAL TRAVELER, New York Times, APRIL 20, 2017 Excerpt: The arts seem to be flourishing in Baltimore; one effect of affordable real estate is that it encourages a creative community. “Art and music types can afford to stay,” said the artist…