SoBo Blight on Light

Property Address:  1452-1454 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230

Property Owner:  Stephen Wilhide and Bryan Akman, 1900 Light Street, Baltimore, MD 21230

City Council District and Contact:  District 10, Edward Reisinger

1452-1454 Light Street



  1. Pete from Highlandtown

    There is a lot of talk about “blight” in Baltimore’s poorer neighborhoods.But this building is hundreds of feet away from houses that are someof th e most expensive in the city.And its not the only abandoned building on that part of Light Street.

    And i was working in that area one night and made the mistake of walking down Heath Street at night. I was offered drugs by three dealers in less than 60 seconds.

    For all of the talk of politicians and city “boosters” about how

    ” The probvlems are confined to a few bad areas”

    ,this photo shows that this is not the case.Even the “Nice” areas in Baltimore have abandoned houses and drugs.

    I just finished doing an interior demolition on a house in a nice part of Upper Fells Point.And it had obviously beeen recently used for drugs and prostitution by squatters.

    • slumlordwatch

      You have to wonder if some of our elected officials even bother to walk around their districts — there are abandoned homes and drugs/crime in every neighborhood in this city. A block away from Harbor East there’s blight. A woman was attacked and raped in Roland Park. Drugs are everywhere. It’s easy to shove it all onto “bad” neighborhoods, but that’s an easy cop-out.

  2. FrankieSez

    It looks like work started on this property…as of yesterday, some of the sidewalk was fenced off (on the Fort Ave side), and ADT-monitoring signs were on the building.

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