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Preservation Maryland Weighs in on Rolling Mill/Maryland Ave Redevelopment Project PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Preservation Maryland   
Tuesday, 26 January 2016 16:28

ALTERNATIVES TO EMINENT DOMAIN AND COSTLY DEMOLITION PROJECT EXIST

Rolling MillPreservation Maryland, the state’s oldest and largest historic preservation advocacy organization, joined a growing chorus of concerned local citizens in announcing their serious concern today over a proposed project in Cumberland, Maryland that would demolish a historic neighborhood to make way for incompatible and economically unsustainable low-density commercial sprawl.

The proposed project takes a page from the disastrous ‘urban renewal’ projects of the 1960s and focuses its efforts on the Rolling Mill neighborhood on Cumberland’s historic eastern edge. Portions of the neighborhood have already been listed as a National Historic District by the Maryland Historical Trust while many of ...

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Cumberland Downtown Parking Workshop Set PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Steven Leyh   
Thursday, 21 January 2016 11:27

The City of Cumberland and the Downtown Development Commission will hold a workshop to discuss parking in Downtown Cumberland onThursday, ?February 4th at 5:15 p.m. on the second floor of 9 North Centre Street above the Allegany Arts Council.

The public is invited to attend and the format for the event will include break out group conversations. Groups will be asked to clearly define perceived parking challenges in the Downtown, as well as recommend solutions for resolving those challenges.

Representatives from the City, the Police Department and the Downtown Development Commission will be present to respond to concerns and challenges presented; as well as provide information relative to the current parking configurations in Downtown Cumberland.

“I hope ...

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Cumberland Downtown Parking Workshop Set PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Steven Leyh   
Thursday, 21 January 2016 11:27

The City of Cumberland and the Downtown Development Commission will hold a workshop to discuss parking in Downtown Cumberland onThursday, ?February 4th at 5:15 p.m. on the second floor of 9 North Centre Street above the Allegany Arts Council.

The public is invited to attend and the format for the event will include break out group conversations. Groups will be asked to clearly define perceived parking challenges in the Downtown, as well as recommend solutions for resolving those challenges.

Representatives from the City, the Police Department and the Downtown Development Commission will be present to respond to concerns and challenges presented; as well as provide information relative to the current parking configurations in Downtown Cumberland.

“I hope ...

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Downtown Cumberland Seeks Artists for Mural PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Steven Leyh   
Thursday, 21 January 2016 11:02

The Downtown Development Commission of Cumberland, Maryland is seeking artists who would be interested in designing a Signage Mural for the Historic City Center of Cumberland.

The mural would be 30’ x 10’ and would be printed on sheets of thin metal prior to being attached to the side of a prominent brick building at the entrance to the downtown pedestrian mall which forms the central part of the Historic City Center.

This design should incorporate the name, Historic City Center, and its current logo. If possible, the design should also say “A Maryland Arts & Entertainment District.” It can be a design which includes imagery, typography, and/or other design elements. The final work must be a hi-resolution digital file which can then be printed on ...

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What's Happening in Downtown Cumberland PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Becky McClarran   
Wednesday, 30 December 2015 08:49

Free Parking on Surface Lots – Saturdays, Sundays and Daily after 5 PM

Love the Local – Shop, Dine & Support Local Businesses

Like us on Facebook – Visit Cumberland Maryland

  

New Year’s Eve – Thursday, December 31 – 10:30 pm – 12:30 am – BB&T Rockin’ New Year’s Eve with annual midnight Ball Drop followed by fireworks.

 

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