Architecture critic Frampton at UM


October 11, 1992|By Edward Gunts | Edward Gunts,Staff writer

Architecture critic and historian Kenneth Frampton will kick off the fall lecture series of the University of Maryland's School of Architecture with an address Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Mr. Frampton will be followed by Peter Eisenman, Oct. 23; Richard Meier, Oct. 28, Michael Graves, Nov. 4, and Charles Gwathmey, Nov. 11. All lectures begin at 7 p.m. in the School of Architecture auditorium and are free and open to the public.

Community planning

Norman Krumholz, professor of urban affairs at Cleveland State University and past president of the American Planning Association, will deliver the third annual Carl N. Ruskin Lecture on community planning Tuesday at the University of Maryland School of Social Work. His talk, "A Question of Equity Planning," will

begin at 8 a.m. at the school's auditorium, 525 W. Redwood St. Free and open to the public, the event will be followed by a reception.

Around the region:

* The Ashley Group will open its sales center for Velvet Hills North, a luxury housing community in the Worthington Valley area of Baltimore County, on Saturday. The new homes contain 2,000 to 2,500 square feet and are located off Owings Mills Boulevard and Bonita Avenue. Prices start at $212,000.

* The Neighborhood Reinvestment Corp. of Washington has awarded $316,000 to the Neighborhood Housing Services of Baltimore. The non-profit corporation plans to use the grant to develop 25 low-income properties near Patterson


* A 10-unit apartment building at 608 Cathedral St. in Mount Vernon was sold for $155,500 to a private investment group last month in a foreclosure sale on behalf of Provident Bank of Maryland. The previous owner was 608 Associates, a group headed by Morton Sarubin, former owner of the Peabody Court hotel. The sale was handled by Melnick/Newell Auctioneers, in collaboration with Chase Fitzgerald & Co. Inc. The auction drew more than 20 people. Several said they thought the sale price reflected the building's need for extensive repairs.

* Century 21 Horizon Realty recently hired Wendy Dyches, Monica Toler, Lynda Lambert and Calvin Joyner as sales associates. The firm is at 3117 E. Joppa Road.

* Michael Asner Associates Inc. has been commissioned by First National Bank of Maryland to redesign the Pikesville and Severna Park branches.

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