Hard at Work in Maryland
Bank of America began serving Maryland more than 200 years ago. The Farmers Bank of Maryland was established in 1805 to provide credit to farmers and eventually expanded into providing financing for warehoused goods, which enabled its clients to grow more rapidly. It evolved into Maryland National Bank, which joined the Bank of America family in 1993. Today, Bank of America is one of the nation’s largest financial institutions and provides services to half of all American households.
Jul 16, 2012
Pennsylvania Avenue on Baltimore’s Westside was once the city’s heart for jazz and blues music. But starting in the 1960’s, Pennsylvania Avenue experienced decades of economic decline… learn More about Housing Development Anchors Renewal
Jul 19, 2012
Citing deterioration and neglect, Baltimore’s Westside neighborhood was placed on the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s list of most endangered historic places in 1999. The neighborhood’s Empire Theater, at 315 W. Fayette Street, with its neoclassical terra cotta and granite façade, was one of the Westside’s landmarks – and it, too, was at risk… learn More about A Theater Company’s Historic New Home
Oct 31, 2011
In 1981, the mayor of Baltimore, donning a yellow and red striped Victorian-era bathing suit, hopped into the seal tank to kick off the grand opening of the National Aquarium in Baltimore. Since then, it has been the city’s premier attraction… learn More about Teaming Up to Save a City’s Premier Attraction
Sep 25, 2011
The Poppleton Cooperative apartment complex in the Poppleton neighborhood of West Baltimore was developed in the early 1980s with funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) federal housing program… learn More about Going to Bat for Affordable Housing
Nov 02, 2011
Since the riots of 1968, Baltimore’s Greenmount West neighborhood has struggled with crime, poverty and urban decay. Roughly 50 percent of the buildings are empty, and it has been decades since anything new has been built… learn More about Art Helps Bring Back Baltimore One Brushstroke at a Time
*Over $3.3 million in nonprofit support for Maryland in 2012.