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Roland Water Tower Preservation Media Hits


Water Tower Page


On this page, you will find links to various media "hits" about the effort of preserve and rehabilitate the well known Roland Water Tower, one of our neighborhoods most visible landmarks. This includes published "letters to the editor" sent to local newspapers.



Media Hits

The new city-installed, chain-link and barbed-wire fence around the neighborhood's iconic Roland Water Tower, built in 1904-05, prompted an article by Larry Perl in the July 8 Messenger. A new group, Perl reports, has been formed to save the tower, one of only two in this style in Baltimore. The group is called Friends of the Roland Water Tower. The group envisages a three-to-five-year campaign to raise the necessary $750,000 to $1 million necessary to preserve the tower. It is here (7/11).