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The American Red Cross (founded in 1881) is part of a much larger international organization established in 1863 by Swiss businessman and humanitarian Jean-Henri Dunant (the red cross flag is the Swiss flag, with the colors reversed). Currently there are national Red Cross and Red Crescen…

When the Constitution was ratified, Virginia was the most populous state (and remained so for quite some time): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1800_United_States_Census

There's currently a shared use path that runs along a small portion of the old right of way, just NE of Tuscany Dr., between the Walnut Ridge and Old Farm subdivisions.

Btw, Church Street will remain open to cross traffic - which, frankly, could have been made clearer in the article.

How well do you know your downtown, Peter? You seem to think "Market Alley" is south of Patrick. There are no street closures south of Patrick (it appears you've identified"Market Alley" as either Carroll Creek Way or Citizen's Way).

That said, the News Post story does contain an er…

You might want to re-read the article. The $7 million figure wasn't for 127 units: "When the Downtown Frederick Partnership ran a cost estimate for a much smaller new infill development — 24 new apartments at 3,200 square feet — the total project cost was more than $7 million."

Just a reminder, the sidewalks aren't public property: "Mayor Michael O’Connor explained during the meeting that the city code is set up so that property owners are responsible for the sidewalks in front of their properties. He reiterated that point in an interview last week, explaining t…

It's probably worth noting that the day before the Kemp Hall ribbon cutting, Interfaith Housing Alliance also held a ribbon cutting - which the FNP didn't cover - at their 520 N. Market project: 53 units of downtown housing reserved for households making between 30-50% of area median inco…

Regarding the "public sidewalk" comments, guess who pays for repairs & maintenance? " Mayor Michael O’Connor explained during the meeting that the city code is set up so that property owners are responsible for the sidewalks in front of their properties." https://www.…

Peter, didn't you buttonhole the governor at the Westin in Annapolis? Which, as I'm sure you're aware, is a 225 room hotel with publicly-funded parking: http://www.municap.com/case-parkplace-1.htm

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