It’s Time for a Pause and Reflection, Says Former BDC Head M.J. “Jay” Brodie

Before you are opportunity and challenges that will determine the future of our city.

The opportunity is to renew the center of the Inner Harbor, once an internationally acclaimed model of urban planning and architectural design.

As one example, my late friend and colleague Neville Quarry, charged with the revitalization of Sydney Australia’s Darling Harbor, brought his associates here for a week of in-depth study of Baltimore’s accomplishment at Harborplace.

The Rouse Company’s twin pavilions, conceived by Jim Rouse, Matt DeVito and Bruce Alexander under the excellent management of Tony Hawkins, were the centerpiece of the Inner Harbor.