Crystal Spring: Concerns and Opportunities

Forest Drive Having grown up in Annapolis in the 1970′s, I can remember when much of Forest Drive was, in fact, forest.  Over the years I’ve watched development change the character of the corridor as one property after another became a residential subdivision or a strip shopping center. These decades of development have shrunk the [...]

Statement on 110 Compromise Street

City Dock is the crown jewel of Annapolis.  Annapolitans cherish its authentic colonial scale, openness to the water and historic charm.  For more than two years, a community-led process has been developing a vision and plan to make City Dock more vibrant and walkable while preserving the qualities that make the area so special. One [...]

Video Update – November 2012

The City Dock Advisory Committee will present its proposed City Dock Master Plan to City Council on Monday, November 26. Mayor Josh Cohen discusses the history behind the plan and the proposed changes in the future in this month’s video update. The mayor also talks about the upcoming holidays and offers two hours of free [...]

Compromise Street revitalization offers exciting opportunity for downtown

Downtown: its legacy and its challenge Downtown Annapolis is our town’s crown jewel.  Its history, maritime charm, beautiful streets, unique shops and pedestrian scale all contribute to its enduring appeal.  I view all of us as temporary stewards of this treasure 300 years in the making.  It is our responsibility to preserve it, nurture it [...]