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Baltimore History Revealed in Unflinching Detail

Baltimore History Revealed in Unflinching Detail

Fell’s Point, the Clipper ships and slavery; Sharp-Leadenhall Freedmen the Quakers, and Elisha Tyson.  Stop the Road fills in many gaps in Baltimore’s history, documenting the stunning events that saved the historic waterfront but left behind…

Awards and Recognition

Awards and Recognition

Figure 1- Evans Paull, receiving the Baltimore Heritage award, October 19, 2023, Open Works. Johns Hopkins, Executive Director, Baltimore Heritage commented  “E. Evans Paull’s Stop the Road tells the David versus Goliath story of how a…

The Anatomy of a Bad Decision

The Anatomy of a Bad Decision

Figure 1. Concept plan for the Franklin-Mulberry corridor, Urban Design Concept Associates, 1970 Commentary by E. Evans Paull June 24, 1973 (50 years ago this week), is a date that should be marked on every civic…

The African American Heroes of Baltimore’s Road Wars

The African American Heroes of Baltimore’s Road Wars

Book excerpts, Stop the Road, Stories from the Trenches of Baltimore’s Road Wars, E. Evans Paull Joe Wiles (“the Human Obstacle”) and Mary Rosemond, leaders of Rosemont’s successful resistance AUTHOR’S NOTE—When the City decided (in 1970)…

Federal Hill and the Inner Harbor – the Conquistadors of Concrete vs. the Platitudeness Planners

Federal Hill and the Inner Harbor – the Conquistadors of Concrete vs. the Platitudeness Planners

Map shows the Harbor crossing at Federal Hill, in effect 1961 to 1973.  Excerpt from Stop the Road: “Federal Hill and the Inner Harbor – the Conquistadors of Concrete vs. the Platitudeness Planners*”   The Road Wars…

Consultants Awarded Black Hats and White Hats

Consultants Awarded Black Hats and White Hats

White hat awarded to Architect Nathaniel Owings (left) of Skidmore Owings and Merrill for saving Federal Hill and the Inner Harbor; black hat awarded to Edward Donnelly (right) of Greiner engineering for (alleged) bribery and the…

Rethinking Highways

Rethinking Highways

Click on one of the images below to enlarge it or open the pdf document. You can then use the left and right arrows to scroll through the large images. Re-thinking Highways #1 Re-thinking Highways #2…

Book launch at Fell’s Point Fun Festival

Book launch at Fell’s Point Fun Festival

Book launch at Fell’s Point Fun Festival Just in time for the annual Fells Point Fun Festival (October 1-2), Stop the Road, Stories from the Trenches of Baltimore’s Road Wars has been released and is available through Amazon,…

Did beer save Fell’s Point?

Did beer save Fell’s Point?

Figure 1. Picture of one of the early Fell’s Point Fun Festivals (undated). Source: The Society for the Preservation of Federal Hill and Fells Point The inception of the Fell’s Point Fun Festival Stop the Road,…

B&D to publish stop the road

B&D to publish stop the road

From the B&D website: “We are excited to add Evans Paull to our author list! Paull is the author of Stop the Road: Stories from the Trenches of Baltimore’s Road Wars. Stop the Road will be…

Bob Eney and Fells Point, a juncture that may have saved a community

Bob Eney and Fells Point, a juncture that may have saved a community

“What an astounding thing that one person’s knowledge, interest and energy could have such an impact on all of us who today call Fell’s Point home… One passionate soul really can make a difference!!”    Kathleen…