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September 14, 1990
Sol Kann, a Baltimore native who continued to live in this area while running a family department store in Washington, died Wednesday of kidney failure at his home in the Imperial Condominium on Clarks Lane in northwest Baltimore. He was 87.Services for Mr. Kann were to be private.He was president of S. Kann Sons Co. from 1948 until the store was closed in 1975. He then headed the S. Kann Sons Co. Foundation.The store had been founded in Baltimore in the middle of the last century. It moved to Washington in 1892.
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By Jacques Kelly | May 31, 2008
Barbara Kann Halle, a volunteer founder of WBAL radio's Call for Action program, died of respiratory failure May 24 at her Stevenson home. She was 81. Born Barbara Kann in Baltimore and known as Kater, she was raised on Slade Avenue in Pikesville. She was the daughter of Eleanor May and Sol Kann, who managed the family-owned Kann's department store in downtown Washington. Mrs. Halle was a 1945 Friends School graduate, and she earned a bachelor's degree at Vassar College. In 1950, she married Robert Blum Jr. of New York, who died of leukemia the following year.
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NEWS
September 14, 1990
Sol Kann, a Baltimore native who continued to live in this area while running a family department store in Washington, died Wednesday of kidney failure at his home in the Imperial Condominium on Clarks Lane in Northwest Baltimore. He was 87.Mr. Kann was president of S. Kann Sons Co. from 1948 until the store was closed in 1975. He then headed the S. Kann Sons Co. Foundation.The store had been founded in Baltimore in the middle of the last century. It moved to Washington in 1892.Beneficiaries of the foundation's contributions included Johns Hopkins and Sinai hospitals, the Associated Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore and the Baltimore and National Symphony orchestras.
SPORTS
By Edward Lee and Edward Lee,SUN STAFF | November 4, 2001
ROCKVILLE -- Every year, the Southern girls soccer program -- built from the smallest school in Anne Arundel County -- takes its lumps from playing large school like Arundel and Severna Park. As far as Bulldogs coach John Sis is concerned, he'll take those bruises if they translate into postseason victories. Third-seeded Southern advanced to its first regional final in school history on an overtime goal from junior striker Kimi Kann to edge host and No. 2 seed Rockville, 3-2, in a Class 2A South regional semifinal yesterday.
NEWS
By Jacques Kelly | May 31, 2008
Barbara Kann Halle, a volunteer founder of WBAL radio's Call for Action program, died of respiratory failure May 24 at her Stevenson home. She was 81. Born Barbara Kann in Baltimore and known as Kater, she was raised on Slade Avenue in Pikesville. She was the daughter of Eleanor May and Sol Kann, who managed the family-owned Kann's department store in downtown Washington. Mrs. Halle was a 1945 Friends School graduate, and she earned a bachelor's degree at Vassar College. In 1950, she married Robert Blum Jr. of New York, who died of leukemia the following year.
BUSINESS
By Edward Gunts and Edward Gunts,Staff Writer | March 25, 1992
The Eager House, a popular midtown dining spot for many years before closing in the mid-1980s, may reopen soon.Ernest L. Murphy, a Columbia resident, heads a group that has asked the city liquor board to grant a new license as part of its plan to reopen the restaurant at 13-15 W. Eager St. The liquor board will hold a hearing on the application at 11 a.m. next Wednesday on the second floor of City Hall.If it reopens, Eager House will be one of several downtown or midtown restaurants targeted for a revival.
NEWS
By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | November 24, 1997
After months of work sessions, interviews and research, Sykesville will make its vision for Main Street public today."Downtown has to be the vibrant focal point of Sykesville," said Mayor Jonathan S. Herman. "It is both the economic center and spirit of the town."Officials will use the study, prepared by Baltimore-based consultants, and comments from the hearing to set goals, then formulate and fund improvements needed to reach those goals, the mayor said.The town awarded Kann and Associates a $16,000 contract in September to do much of the initial work on the project that will launch the revitalization of the downtown historic district.
BUSINESS
By Peter H. Frank | December 31, 1990
Troubled times and troubled loans have led MNC Financial Inc. to hire two longtime Baltimore attorneys to help the banking company restructure a mounting pile of problem loans and sell off property the company has obtained through foreclosure.MNC, parent of Maryland National Bank and American Security Bank in Washington, has hired Duncan W. Keir, a partner at the Baltimore law firm Miles & Stockbridge, as the head of a team of lawyers the company will hire to restructure problem loans.A spokesman for MNC, Daniel G. Finney, also confirmed Friday that the banking company had hired Lewis A. Kann, 58, to serve as counsel to a subsidiary formed to sell MNC's growing list of repossessed properties.
SPORTS
By Edward Lee and Edward Lee,SUN STAFF | November 4, 2001
ROCKVILLE -- Every year, the Southern girls soccer program -- built from the smallest school in Anne Arundel County -- takes its lumps from playing large school like Arundel and Severna Park. As far as Bulldogs coach John Sis is concerned, he'll take those bruises if they translate into postseason victories. Third-seeded Southern advanced to its first regional final in school history on an overtime goal from junior striker Kimi Kann to edge host and No. 2 seed Rockville, 3-2, in a Class 2A South regional semifinal yesterday.
BUSINESS
By Edward Gunts and Edward Gunts,Staff Writer | March 25, 1992
The Eager House, a popular midtown dining spot for many years before closing in the mid-1980s, may reopen soon.Ernest L. Murphy, a Columbia resident, heads a group that has asked the city liquor board to grant a new license as part of its plan to reopen the restaurant at 13-15 W. Eager St. The liquor board will hold a hearing on the application at 11 a.m. next Wednesday on the second floor of City Hall.If it reopens, Eager House will be one of several downtown or midtown restaurants targeted for a revival.
FEATURES
By Stephanie Shapiro and Stephanie Shapiro,SUN STAFF | June 24, 1999
Fernando Zuniga-Pflucker takes the same approach to assembling his daily wardrobe as he does to designing a building. For the architect with Baltimore-based Kann & Associates, jackets, slacks, shirts and ties are building blocks to experiment with, just like bricks, mortar and glass."
NEWS
By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | November 24, 1997
After months of work sessions, interviews and research, Sykesville will make its vision for Main Street public today."Downtown has to be the vibrant focal point of Sykesville," said Mayor Jonathan S. Herman. "It is both the economic center and spirit of the town."Officials will use the study, prepared by Baltimore-based consultants, and comments from the hearing to set goals, then formulate and fund improvements needed to reach those goals, the mayor said.The town awarded Kann and Associates a $16,000 contract in September to do much of the initial work on the project that will launch the revitalization of the downtown historic district.
BUSINESS
By Edward Gunts and Edward Gunts,Staff Writer | March 25, 1992
The Eager House, a popular midtown dining spot for many years before closing in the mid-1980s, may reopen soon.Ernest L. Murphy, a Columbia resident, heads a group that has asked the city liquor board to grant a new license as part of its plan to reopen the restaurant at 13-15 W. Eager St. The liquor board will hold a hearing on the application at 11 a.m. next Wednesday on the second floor of City Hall.If it reopens, Eager House will be one of several downtown or midtown restaurants targeted for a revival.
BUSINESS
By Edward Gunts and Edward Gunts,Staff Writer | March 25, 1992
The Eager House, a popular midtown dining spot for many years before closing in the mid-1980s, may reopen soon.Ernest L. Murphy, a Columbia resident, heads a group that has asked the city liquor board to grant a new license as part of its plan to reopen the restaurant at 13-15 W. Eager St. The liquor board will hold a hearing on the application at 11 a.m. next Wednesday on the second floor of City Hall.If it reopens, Eager House will be one of several downtown or midtown restaurants targeted for a revival.
BUSINESS
By Edward Gunts and Edward Gunts,Staff Writer | February 12, 1992
Two years after it acquired the historic Furness House near Baltimore's Inner Harbor, the Cordish Co. is preparing to renovate it for a potential tenant.Company representatives presented plans last week to Baltimore's Architectural Review Board that call for 12 new windows to be created on the blank north side of the building at 19 to 21 South St.The windows would face into Redwood Court, a park that is being created at the base of Commerce Place, the 30-story office building that is nearing completion just north of the Furness House at Baltimore and South streets.
BUSINESS
By Edward Gunts and Edward Gunts,Staff Writer | February 12, 1992
Two years after it acquired the historic Furness House near Baltimore's Inner Harbor, the Cordish Co. is preparing to renovate it for a potential tenant.Company representatives presented plans last week to Baltimore's Architectural Review Board that call for 12 new windows to be created on the blank north side of the building at 19 to 21 South St.The windows would face into Redwood Court, a park that is being created at the base of Commerce Place, the 30-story office building that is nearing completion just north of the Furness House at Baltimore and South streets.
BUSINESS
By Edward Gunts and Edward Gunts,Staff Writer | February 12, 1992
Two years after it acquired the historic Furness House near Baltimore's Inner Harbor, the Cordish Co. is preparing to renovate it for a potential tenant.Company representatives presented plans last week to Baltimore's Architectural Review Board that call for 12 new windows to be created on the blank north side of the building at 19 to 21 South St.The windows would face into Redwood Court, a park that is being created at the base of Commerce Place, the 30-story office building that is nearing completion just north of the Furness House at Baltimore and South streets.
BUSINESS
By Edward Gunts and Edward Gunts,Staff Writer | February 12, 1992
Two years after it acquired the historic Furness House near Baltimore's Inner Harbor, the Cordish Co. is preparing to renovate it for a potential tenant.Company representatives presented plans last week to Baltimore's Architectural Review Board that call for 12 new windows to be created on the blank north side of the building at 19 to 21 South St.The windows would face into Redwood Court, a park that is being created at the base of Commerce Place, the 30-story office building that is nearing completion just north of the Furness House at Baltimore and South streets.
BUSINESS
By Peter H. Frank | December 31, 1990
Troubled times and troubled loans have led MNC Financial Inc. to hire two longtime Baltimore attorneys to help the banking company restructure a mounting pile of problem loans and sell off property the company has obtained through foreclosure.MNC, parent of Maryland National Bank and American Security Bank in Washington, has hired Duncan W. Keir, a partner at the Baltimore law firm Miles & Stockbridge, as the head of a team of lawyers the company will hire to restructure problem loans.A spokesman for MNC, Daniel G. Finney, also confirmed Friday that the banking company had hired Lewis A. Kann, 58, to serve as counsel to a subsidiary formed to sell MNC's growing list of repossessed properties.
NEWS
September 14, 1990
Sol Kann, a Baltimore native who continued to live in this area while running a family department store in Washington, died Wednesday of kidney failure at his home in the Imperial Condominium on Clarks Lane in Northwest Baltimore. He was 87.Mr. Kann was president of S. Kann Sons Co. from 1948 until the store was closed in 1975. He then headed the S. Kann Sons Co. Foundation.The store had been founded in Baltimore in the middle of the last century. It moved to Washington in 1892.Beneficiaries of the foundation's contributions included Johns Hopkins and Sinai hospitals, the Associated Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore and the Baltimore and National Symphony orchestras.
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