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anthem house across the baltimore harbor

Press Release: Baltimore Marine Centers Acquisition

War Horse Cities Announces Acquisition of Baltimore Marine Centers 10/30/17––Baltimore, MD—War Horse Cities (WHC), the Baltimore-based real estate development firm led by Scott Plank, has announced their newest acquisition in their offerings to the Baltimore community, from Baltimore Marine Centers (BMC). The acquisition includes boat slips, office space, retail, heliport, marine and helicopter fueling, and…

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Tenderloin San Francisco Art Inspiration

While the War Horse Cities Team was in San Francisco for the Hall Closing Party, we made sure to soak up the architecture, design, and art in the Tenderloin and Market Street. We were inspired by the rich culture, energy, and commitment to community in the Tenderloin. Check out some of the beauty we captured…

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Hall San Francisco Closing Party

3 years ago, we opened the Hall as a temporary activation of the formerly abandoned Hollywoods Billiards until our plans for mixed-use housing could be approved. To make the best use of the space, we opened a pop-up food hall that offered brick and mortar food stalls for some of the city’s most popular food…

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Anthem House

Anthem House Wins Home of the Year at GALA Awards & More

We could not be more proud to announce that Anthem House and the Sagamore Pendry Hotel were recipients of the Urban Land Institute’s Wavemaker Award! Anthem House went on to be granted two awards at the Great American Living Awards (GALA). ULI WAVEMAKER AWARD The Urban Land Institute’s Wavemaker Award recognizes Maryland’s most successful real…

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Scott Plank: Hollins Market overhaul could cost ‘north of $6M’

Ongoing plans for the redevelopment of Hollins Market point to a price tag of at least $6 million. Developer Scott Plank, CEO of War Horse Cities Community Development Corp., said in an interview Friday he has been involved in talks with the Baltimore Public Markets Corp. and top city officials for months about the project…

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1,500+ Under Armour Volunteers Help Update School In Hollins Market

In partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools, The Heart of America Foundation and Under Armour unveiled transformed school spaces today at James McHenry Elementary Middle School in Hollins Market. Over the past week, more than 1,500 volunteers from Under Armour helped revamp the school’s gymnasium, cafeteria, auditorium, hallways, and courtyard. During this time, volunteers also prepared new books…

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The Hall – 2016 Global Awards for Excellence Finalist

Location: San Francisco, California Developer: War Horse and Tidewater Capital Site Size: 0.35 acres Siting at the intersection of the burgeoning Mid-Market district and the historic Tenderloin neighborhood, The Hall seeks to foster a connection among members of the community by creating a space for them to convene, hold events, and enjoy small, local food…

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SF job fair puts Tenderloin residents on track to employment

There were no resumes, suits or business cards among prospective employees at a job fair in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood. But there was a homeless outreach organization, police officers and a lawyer on standby to help the formerly incarcerated expunge criminal records. The event, at 1028 Market St., was just blocks away from technology companies…

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Tessemae’s Announces $5M Investment

Baltimore, MD – Tessemae’s All Natural, the fastest growing condiment company in the U.S., is pleased to announce a $5M investment led by Sagamore Ventures, LLC, the venture capital arm of Plank Industries. This financing round, which also includes a significant investment by Baltimore-based War Horse, will allow Tessemae’s to further scale their national footprint…

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Renovations open the doors at Eastern District police station

When the Rev. Deacon Michael Bishop went to Baltimore’s Eastern District police station to take part in a ride-along, he found the front doors locked. He had to enter the building through a door in the back. “I really did not like that,” said the Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church cleric, a community chaplain with…

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