Baltimore’s Suburbanization & Outward Growth

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When: Back to Calendar November 15, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Where: Rockland Hall - Stevenson University, Owings Mills Campus
1101 Owings Mills Boulevard
Owings Mills,MD 21117
Cost: Free.
Categories: HSBC Event

Mark your calendar for our third annual jointly sponsored program, bridging the interpretive boundaries between city and county…

Baltimore’s Suburbanization & Outward Growth
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Join us to explore how Baltimore’s Suburbanization has both impacted, and been effected by, changes in urban and suburban demographics, transportation, housing practices, city and county planning, and poverty and tax policies.


  • Eric Holcomb, City Planner, Baltimore City Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation (CHAP), and author of The City as Suburb: A History of Northeast Baltimore Since 1660 (Chicago: Center for American Places, 2008), presents, “Tying It All Together: Understanding Suburban Growth in the Baltimore Region.”
  • Antero Pietila, retired 35 year Baltimore Sun veteran, reporter, foreign correspondent, member of the Sun’s editorial board and recent author of Not in My Neighborhood: How Bigotry Shaped a Great American City (Ivan R. Dee, 2010), presents, “Suburbanization is a State of Mind.”
  • Elizabeth Kneebone, fellow at the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution, whose work focuses on urban and suburban poverty, metropolitan demographics and tax policies.  Her recent book with co-author Alan Berube is Confronting Suburban Poverty in America (Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2013), presents, “The Shifting Geography of Poverty in Metropolitan Baltimore.”

Program Sponsors:

  • Baltimore City Historical Society
  • Historical Society of Baltimore County
  • Stevenson University’s Public History Program