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Wandering Eye: Southeast heats up on height restrictions, Davis speaks on the sit-in, and more

Wandering Eye: Southeast heats up on height restrictions, Davis speaks on the sit-in, and more

A zoning meeting scheduled for Oct. 21 at the Southeast Anchor Library branch in Highlandtown is shaping up to be a barn-burner. This week a flier began circulating in and around Fells Point warning residents that their rooftop deck views could be wiped out overnight if a proposed zoning change goes into effect, increasing "the allowable height limit of buildings along and near the waterfront from the current 35 feet to as much as 100 feet." The proposed C-1 zoning designation for Aliceanna Street, Boston Street, Eastern Avenue, and Broadway would raise the allowable height to 60 feet. The block of Chester Street between Fleet Street and Eastern Avenue—currently occupied...

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