August Meeting Topics


·         New Principal at Federal Hill Prep

The new principal of Federal Hill Prep, Sara Long, will introduce herself and tell us what is planned for the new school year ahead.


·         Interest in Creating New Historic District

John Thompson, a resident of Federal Hill and chair of the Preservation Committee for Federal Hill Neighborhood Association, will speak to us about the idea of creating a local historic district.  They, FHNA, are beginning to explore creation of a local Historic District and John would like to meet with us to talk about their efforts and query our association regarding our interest to participate in this effort and include FHSNA in this district.


·         Proposed  Townhomes to Replace Funeral Home on Fort Ave.

Alfred Barry, with AB Associates, will present plans for a proposed development of five townhomes on the current site of the funeral home at 124 E. Fort Ave.  Mr. Barry provides land planning services and represents the developer on this project.


The current plans call for demolishing the existing building and constructing 3 homes facing Fort Ave and 2 homes facing onto the alley, Sumwalt Street.  These would be 3 story houses with roof top decks and garage parking.  The parking would be accessed via the alley behind the existing homes on Fort Ave.


Mr. Barry will present the project in more detail and will answer any questions you may have.