Streets to close for razing of Lexington Terrace


Demolition of the five high-rise building at the Lexington Terrace public housing complex in West Baltimore is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, and will wake about secopnds to complete, city officials said.

The streets near the site will be closed to vehicles and pedestrians from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The area is bounded by Greene Street on the east, Calhoun Street on the west, Baltimore Street on the South and Franklin Street on the north.

The public may view the demolition from Baltimore Street at Fremont Avenue, Lexington Street at Greene Street and Saratoga Street at Greene Street.

A parade will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Harlem Park Middle School. Marchers will follow Edmondson Avenue, turn right at the Schroeder Street bridge then march to Schroeder and Franklin Streets.

Pub date: 07/25/96

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