Hoen Lithograph Building Featured in Preservation Magazine

The renovation of this historic factory, which had been vacant for over 35 years, features “green” building techniques, space designed for community connection, and 21st century classroom technology for the Adult Learning Center. Click below to read about this fascinating building, and its important role in America’s industrial history.

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Building Blocks: Stories of Neighborhood Transformation

Strong City’s mission is to build and strengthen neighborhoods and people. Doing community organizing in Baltimore for 50 years has demonstrated that building the capacity of neighborhood and grassroots leaders is the path to lasting change. Building Blocks uses the unique, compelling stories of Barclay, Harwood, Remington, and the York Road Corridor to give people the tools to improve their own communities.

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The Club at Collington Square Community Remembers a Legend

Strong City Baltimore staff, scholars, neighbors, and family gathered on June 24, 2020 in the Hoen Lithograph Building parking lot to remember a pillar of The […]

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Through our comprehensive model of fiscal sponsorship, unincorporated initiatives and projects can come under the Strong City umbrella so that they can operate as a non-profit without having to secure their own 501(c)(3) certification.

Classes in Adult Basic Education (ABE) and English Language Acquisition (ELA/ESL/ESOL) to Baltimore residents, all at no cost to the learner.

The Center for Neighborhood Innovation, housed in a historic factory building, will bring together a critical mass of community members, social entrepreneurs, nonprofits, service providers, and researchers committed to solving challenges facing Baltimore’s neighborhoods.

A hub for community members to be able to grow their programs and businesses while creating pipelines for the youth in our community to realize their full potential.

An afterschool and summer program and a consistent, loving, educational haven for 128 children in a disinvested neighborhood.

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