Interstates could have ripped through Fells Point, Mount Vernon. A new book chronicles Baltimore’s urban planning saga.

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A new book chronicles the campaign to bring interstate highways into downtown Baltimore. 10,000 people were uprooted and their homes crushed for what was to have been Interstate 70. The book, by retired city planner E. Evans Paull, is a nuanced account of an emotional time.
Published 2 months ago · Baltimore, United States

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Interstates could have ripped through Fells Point, Mount Vernon. A new book chronicles Baltimore’s urban planning saga.

“Stop the Road: Stories from the Trenches of Baltimore’s Road Wars” by retired city planner E. Evans Paull chronicles the losses and gains behind a brutal campaign to bring interstate highways into downtown Baltimore and the older neighborhoods we now consider essential to city life.

2 months ago·Baltimore, United States
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