CROWNSVILLE, Md. (WJZ) The Maryland Historical Trust has awarded $9 million in tax credits to six projects to restore historic buildings in the state, including the historic Wilkins Rogers Mill near Ellicott City, a large home near the Maryland State House in Annapolis, two buildings in Baltimore and two old buildings of commercial real estate in Hagerstown, Governor Larry Hogan announced Tuesday.
Since 1996, the Maryland Historical Trust, a division of the Maryland Department of Planning, has allocated $425 million to improve historic homes and commercial structures in the state through the Historic Restoration Tax Credit. history, according to the plan.
“The tax credits will help revitalize communities, strengthen Maryland’s economy, and provide new housing, commercial, and arts opportunities across our state,” Hogan said. “Our administration is proud to provide this grant to preserve Maryland’s historic buildings for generations to come.”
Below is a breakdown of the projects:
Wilkins Rogers Mill in Oella – $3 million
Dating back to the early 20th century, the Patapsco waterfront complex is home to the last operating flour mill in the state, closing in 2020. About $35 million is being invested to transform the buildings into a complex. with apartments, retail and a small museum about the production of flour in the region.
Becker Bros. / Gieske & Niemann Tobacco Warehouse in Baltimore City – $1.75 million
Built in 1875, the Classical Revival warehouse has served various industrial functions throughout its existence and is an attractive location due to its proximity to the railway. As the name suggests, the building used to be the headquarters of a tobacco company. The developers are renovating the building, with cast iron and brick decorations, as a new commercial space.
Eastern Health District / Huntington Williams Building in Baltimore – $3 million
A mid-century design by Baltimore architect Charles Dana Loomis, the building is home to a clinic run by the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health and the Baltimore City Department of Health. A $15 million project will turn the vacant building into offices and laboratories.
Randall House in Annapolis – $194,074
Located near the Maryland State Building, this two-story Queen Anne/Eastlake apartment is being converted into a nine-room boutique hotel. The owner of the building will clean and restore the exterior of the building.
Updegraff Building in Hagerstown – $847,957
Built in 1882, this building in the center of Hagerstown was once home to a department store and possibly a glove factory. The front facade retains an original metal border and decorative brickwork. The developers are converting the structure into an apartment building with a restaurant and brewery on the ground floor.
Earles Building in Hagerstown – $394,121
The early 20th-century Tudor Revival building, once the site of several department stores, still has the historic steel windows and decorative details at the top of the façade. One developer is spending $12.5 million to convert the building into ground-floor retail-combined apartments.
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