Maryland’s first Green House Project residence is under construction at Stadium Place in Baltimore by Govans Ecumenical Development Corporation (GEDCO). If you missed yesterday’s post from the Green House Project Blog, there’s an excellent video featuring GEDCO and other great organizations in Baltimore supporting community-based revitalization.
I’m lucky to live a few blocks away from Stadium Place and stopped by yesterday to talk to the GEDCO team about featuring their blog Aging in Baltimore on the upcoming ChangingAging Blogstream. GEDCO has a focus on providing affordable housing and services with over 50 member organizations consisting of churches, community groups, schools and service organizations in north Baltimore.
The Green House Residences at Stadium Place will provide affordable residential care for frail older adults who need skilled nursing and long term care. Before leaving I got a tour of the construction site from GEDCO’s director Mitch Posner: