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Downtown Revitalization Plan Rejected

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BALTIMORE (WJZ)–Rejected. The city turns down a major revitalization plan on downtown’s west side.

A city design review panel rejected the plan after local civil rights groups warned it would demolish a key landmark in the Civil Rights Movement.

The plan would have called for tearing down  the former Read’s Drug Store on Howard Street, the site of a sit in by African-American college students in 1955.

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