1221 Ensor Street

Property Address:  1221 Ensor Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Property Owner:  Bitters Corporation, 416 E 25th Street, Baltimore, MD 21218 (Not in good standing, charter has been forfeited.)

Resident Agent for Bitters Corporation:  Walt Hammond, 735 Intrepid Way, Davidsonville, MD 21218

City Council District and Contact:  District 12, Carl Stokes

State Senator:  Verna Jones Rodwell

State Delegates:  Keith Haynes, Keiffer Mitchell Jr, Melvin Stukes

1221 Ensor Street, artwork by Nether

1221 Ensor Street, artwork by Nether



  1. shawn

    What you are doing is wrong and dumb if you can’t provide a solution leave these people alone. They can’t afford to fix the buildings that’s their personal stay out of it. Instead of publicly embarrassing these folks why don’t You do something productive and assist these people or get the community involved in fixing the buildings.

    • Baltimore Slumlord Watch

      Actually, drawing attention to the problem is generally the first step when you’re trying to find a solution. After doing this for almost five years, I’m finding there are no easy solutions, but there ARE ways to fix this. I’ve changed the scope of the project a bit — fixing 50+ years of bad housing policy is a long, tough road. Hopefully you’ll join in the fight — you’re more than welcome.

  2. M. Henderson

    I agree that there is absolutely NOTHING WRONG with highlighting this blight. A property owner has a commitment to the community, and these folks are clearly abusing the community. You can be assured that if they could, they would not hesitate to obtain any taxable benefits from divesting at a loss, or financial gain by selling at a gain. So they need to step up and take ownership of their messes and clean them up. Keep up the great job on this website!!!!!

    • Baltimore Slumlord Watch

      Agreed…and many of them do circumvent the law and take tax benefits they’re not entitled to.

  3. michael cherry

    If they cannot afford to fix it then they need to sell it. You can buy “shells” all over the city for 5k or less.

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