Thursday, March 21, 2013
Howard Hughes employees moved out of the building last week, according to a spokesperson.
On Thursday afternoon, there were people at the former Rouse Company headquarters on the Columbia lakefront wheeling out furniture and trash cans. Last week, a Howard Hughes spokesperson said the development company had completely moved their offices out of the building and into the top floor of the Teachers Building, which is where Clyde's is located. With the employees out, the Frank Gehry designed building will begin its transformation from office space into the new home of a Whole Foods grocery store and Columbia Association gym. The construction process will remove the third floor of the four-story building to make way for the grocery store, according to site development plans submitted to the Howard County Department of Planning …
Friday, January 11, 2013
Fire officials said the woman suffered life-threatening injuries in one-alarm fire in an apartment building on Tamar Drive.
One woman suffered life-threatening injuries in a one-alarm apartment fire that consumed three units at an apartment building on Tamar Drive on Friday morning, according to the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services. The woman, who was in her 70s, was rescued from a third-floor apartment by firefighters who found her in a living room in cardiac arrest. She was resucitated at the scene by paramedics and transported to the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, according to fire department spokesperson Jackie Cutler. The name of the woman was not released at the scene by fire officials. Cutler said about 40 firefighters responded to the scene after a 911 caller reported the fire around 9:30 a.m. In total, Cutler said five units…
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Firefighters extinguished a two-alarm fire at a vacant commercial building on Sunday.
Howard County firefighters extinguished a fire inside a vacant commercial building on the 8100 block of Jenmar Road in Savage on Sunday afternoon. There were no injuries, according to fire officials. Firefighters responded to the fire at about 5 p.m. after callers reported seeing smoke rising from the building, according to a Howard County fire department spokesperson. Fire officials reported the building, a 5,000 square foot auto repair facility, was engulfed in flames when they arrived. It took more than 60 firefighters about 35 minutes to put out the fire, according to a spokesperson. The cause of the fire and damage estimates are unknown as officials investigate the scene.