Baltimore City’s Department of General Services (DGS) is pleased to announce that an ongoing project to revitalize the Phoenix Shot Tower will be supplemented by a $90,000 grant recently awarded by the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority to Carroll Museums Inc. The Shot Tower is owned by DGS and leased to Carroll Museums in a public-private partnership. These funds will be matched by $150,000 already appropriated in DGS’s capital budget.
Historic Properties Coordinator, Jackson Gilman-Forlini, recently spoke to Comcast Newsmakers about the War Memorial, the War Memorial Arts Initiative and the Baltimore City Department of General Services Historic Preservation Program.
Heritage Area to present Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake with the first of several 15-star, 15-stripe commemorative flags to be flown over municipal buildings during the recent Star-Spangled Spectacular. The first flag was deployed at the stately and historic War Memorial.