Tagged: church-owned

WWJD? Church-Owned Blight: 1232 and 1234 Druid Hill Avenue

Property Address: 1232 and 1234 Druid Hill Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217

Property Owner: Bethel AME Church, 1300 Druid Hill Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21217

City Council District and Contact: District 11, Eric T. Costello

State Senator: Shirley Nathan-Pulliam

State Delegate:  Keith Haynes

The rear of 1234 has collapsed, due in part to years of neglect. The church has owned these two properties for decades, and there are no current permits on 1232 or 1234 — the last one expired in April.

1232 and 1234 Druid Hill Avenue

1232 and 1234 Druid Hill Avenue

1234 Druid Hill Avenue, side view.

1234 Druid Hill Avenue, side view.

 

WWJD? 1439 N Patterson Park Avenue

Property Address: 1439 N Patterson Park Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21213

Property Owner: Rising Zion Baptist Church, Inc., 2300 Llewelyn Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21213

Resident Agent for Rising Zion Baptist Church, Inc.: Reverend Theodore D. Addison, Sr., 1540 Northgate Road, Baltimore, MD 21218

City Council District and Contact: District 13, Warren Branch

State Senator (District 45): Nathaniel McFadden

State Delegates (District 45): Talmadge BranchCheryl Glenn, Cory V. McCray

1439 N Patterson Park Avenue -- Photo by Reader Rusty

1439 N Patterson Park Avenue — Photo by Reader Rusty

Rising Zion has owned this property since 2007. Photo by Reader Rusty

Rising Zion has owned this property since 2007. Photo by Reader Rusty

 

WWJD? 4914 Curtis Avenue

Property Address:  4914 Curtis Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21226

Property Owner: Truth To New Life Apostolic Post Release Center and Outreach, 9 Central Avenue, Glen Burnie, MD 21061

Resident Agent for Truth To New Life Apostolic Post Release Center and Outreach: Owen M Taylor, 1304 Harmony Lane, Annapolis, MD 21409 (Mr. Taylor is also pastor of True Life Church)

City Council District and Contact:  District 10, Edward Reisinger

State Senator:  William Ferguson IV

State Delegates:  Pete Hammen, Luke Clippinger, Brian McHale

4914 Curtis Avenue

4914 Curtis Avenue

No permits are on file for this address — any work that’s been done to this property from 2007 until present day has been done without permits and therefore without being inspected.

WWJD? Reader-Submitted Church-Owned Blight: 3111 Westwood Avenue

Property Address:  3111 Westwood Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21216

Property Owner:  Whitestone Baptist Church, Inc., 3001-3005 Baker Street, Baltimore, MD 21216

Resident Agent for Whitestone Baptist Church, Inc.: Reverend EE Warren, Jr. same address.

City Council District and Contact:  District 7, Nick Mosby

State Senator:  Lisa Gladden

State Delegates:  Jill Carter, Nathaniel Oaks, Samuel Rosenberg

3111 Westwood Avenue

3111 Westwood Avenue

Thanks again to Reader N!

WWJD? 1624 W Baltimore Street

Property Address:  1624 W Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21223

Property Owner:  The New Testament Missionary Baptist Church, Inc., PO Box 4464, Baltimore, MD 21223 / 1624 W Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21223

Resident Agent for The New Testament Missionary Baptist Church, Inc.: Edna Mae Isaac, 5 S Ellamont Street, Baltimore, MD 21229

City Council District and Contact:  District 9, “Pistol” Pete Welch

State Senator:  Verna Jones Rodwell

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

1624 W Baltimore Street, church-owned blight.

1624 W Baltimore Street, church-owned blight.

A Trio of Blight: 1220, 1222, 1224 E Lafayette Avenue

Property Address:  1220, 1222, and 1224 E Lafayette Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21202

Property Owner (1220):  Lafayette Holding Co., LLC, 54 Windemere Parkway, Phoenix, MD 21131 / 1101 North Point Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21224 (Charter has been forfeited, company is not in good standing.)

Resident Agent for Lafayette Holding Company, LLC:  Milton Tillman, same address

Property Owner (1222):  Mayor and City Council, 417 E Fayette Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Property Owner (1224): L.A.M.B., Inc., A Division of Ark Church,  1263 E North Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21202

Resident Agent for L.A.M.B., Inc.:  Dr. JL Carter, same address.

City Council District and Contact: District 12, Carl Stokes

State Senator: Nathaniel McFadden

State Delegates: Talmadge Branch, Cheryl Glenn, Hattie Harrison

1220, 1222, and 1224 E Lafayette Avenue

1220, 1222, and 1224 E Lafayette Avenue

 

WWJD? 929 E Preston Street

Property Address:  929 E Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Property Owner:  Zion Hill Baptist Church, same address

Resident Agent for Zion Hill Baptist Church:  Pearl Charleston, 1022 E Chase Street, Baltimore, MD 21202 (Corporation is not in good standing).

City Council District and Contact:  District 12, Carl Stokes

State Senator:  Verna Jones Rodwell

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

929 E Preston Street

929 E Preston Street