Friday, April 12, 2013
Those opposed to the demolition say they would like to preserve the older homes in Bay Ridge as part of community's history.
Since the 1920s, the stucco house with Spanish tile roof has sat along Bay Drive in Bay Ridge with a majestic view out to Thomas Point light and beyond. Unlike many homes along the street, this one has not been torn down and replaced. And that is why some residents of Bay Ridge oppose the proposed demolition of the house by its new owners. The 2,982-square-foot house on a quarter-acre lot sold for $1.375 million in June 2012 to Robert and Lisa Lutz of Virginia, according to public records. "I saw them taking a picture of the house after they bought it," said Prudence Miller, who lives in Bay Ridge. "I said, 'Are you the new owners, and she said, yes—we're just taking 'before' pictures.'" Miller feared from the response that the new …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
The consolidation of the Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund has created a huge leasing opportunity in the building located at at 1750 Forest Drive in Annapolis.
A large portion of the Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund (MAIF) building on Forest Drive is currently for lease, offering about 36,000 square feet of space. MAIF is an independent agency of the state of Maryland, tasked with providing automotive liability insurance for those unable to get it through private companies. The building has served as the agency's headquarters since the late 1970s, according to MAIF Executive Director Kent Krabbe. The left or western side of the single-story building is the space for lease. MAIF will still occupy the other side of the building, as well as the two-story, connecting building. "This business has contracted appreciably over five, six years or so and we've also reduced our staff levels through …
Saturday, November 10, 2012
An inside look at some of the most expensive homes on the market in Annapolis.
Welcome to Annapolis Patch’s Dream Home—an inside look at some of the most luxurious homes on the local housing market. This week, lets take an in-depth look at 1531 Shipsview Rd. The four bedroom, four bath home was built in 1994 with panoramic views of the bay. It has 6,400 square feet of living space and three-car garage. The backyard's best feature is a gazebo that's been professionally landscaped to give its owner a private place to watch sunrises over the water. The price? Just under $2.2 million.
Saturday, May 26, 2012
Patch rounds up a list of houses currently on the market.
If you're in the market to move or just curious to see what's available in Annapolis, Patch used AOL Real Estate to find listings with open houses this weekend. Thanks to Realtor Kimberly Barton, of the Annapolis office of Champion Realty Inc., who provided Patch with a list of open houses. If you know of other open houses happening this weekend, leave a comment with all the details (time, date and address). If you'd like your open house to be included in a future column, send a photo of the home and a link to the listing to firstname.lastname@example.org.