Zooming in: A look at the construction projects in your Baltimore neighborhood

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Wondering what buildings are coming down or going up in Baltimore? Local building permit data can shine a light on what's under construction near you.

In the past week, the city issued 293 building permits, according to data from BuildZoom, a platform that helps homeowners and businesses with new construction and remodels.

Two of those permits were for new building construction, 29 were for demolition projects and the remainder were for repairs and renovations.

Read on for a selection of the most noteworthy new permits.

Residential Permits

New Construction

  • A permit was issued for new construction of a residential structure at 1640 Northgate Road.
    The work is described as: "Install one 240,00 BTU air conditioning system; condenser; one 30,000 BTU air conditioning system; heat pump and one new distribution system."
  • The city issued a permit for new construction of a structure at 2518 Washington Blvd.
    In the permit, the work scope is described as: "Install two new front doors; three new windows to front of building; four sheets of glass to front of building; two new back doors; two sliding glass doors in back of building; and two new windows in the back of building."

Demolitions, Renovations and Repairs

  • A permit was issued for repair/renovation of a structure at 2400 Boston St. 124.
    The work is described as: "Install 38 new sprinklers for vet clinic renovation."
  • A permit was issued for repair/renovation of a structure at 203 S. Ellwood Ave.
    The work is described as: "Exterior alterations to include tearing off old roof down to roof deck; install new glass base paper; new drip edge and torch down smooth membrane."
  • The city issued a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 3249 Frederick Ave.
    The permit defines the project's work scope as: "On the exterior, install a new wall stucco finish with foundation and entry arcade stucco finish with foundation. On the interior, install full dining room remodel; new split modular counter; restroom reconfiguration; and new ceiling grid in dining room and crew room."
  • The city issued a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 1008 Morton St.
    The permit defines the project's work scope as: "Renovation of an existing loft to house a coffee bean roasting concern. It will include a new roaster; plumbing fixtures; office space; cupping area and a restroom for the operator, along with a new floor sloped to drain; new ceiling with fixtures; and new impervious floor finish at preparation area and new drywall."
  • A permit was issued for repair/renovation of a structure at 4005 Belwood Ave.
    The work is described as: "Remove and rebuild existing basement stairway system."
  • The city issued a permit for repair/renovation of a residential structure at 5583 Kennison Ave.
    In the permit, the work scope is described as: "Install two branch circuits/feeders; one 24000 BTU air conditioning system; heat pump; one 400 CFM new distribution system."
  • The city issued a permit for repair/renovation of a structure at 1322 Morling Ave.
    The permit defines the project's work scope as: "Frame new walls on first floor to create bedroom, and frame basement to create flex room and mechanical room walls on second floor for new layout. Install new vinyl replacement windows; install new interior doors; along with new baseboards and window trim throughout."
  • The city issued a permit for demolition of a structure at 408 N. Collington Ave.
    In the permit, the work scope is described as: "Interior/exterior renovation of 1152 square feet. This will include interior demolition, painting, new floors, new kitchen, new windows, new siding, new interior doors and two new exterior doors, framing to create a bathroom and closet. The exterior wall drywall will be removed and replaced due to water damage; insulation will be installed, if missing; drywall on the ceilings in master bedroom and bathrooms on the second floor will also be repaired due to water damage; and attic will also be insulated."

This story was created automatically using local building data from BuildZoom, then reviewed and augmented by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing.

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