Spring 2023 Colvin Capstone Competition Winner - First Prize
2Central is a vibrant, mixed-income, mixed-use development designed to support Baltimore and surrounding communities. With an exciting mix of uses and programming, 2Central restores the historic No. 2 Public School into a fun, playful space for community activity and gathering. With market rate and affordable housing, office space, and retail on Central Ave., 2Central offers everything needed for residents and neighbors to Live, Earn, Play and Learn. The project offers several amenities including a community center and public plaza. The community center focuses on arts education and financial literacy- specifically designed to give all people, especially young people, two essential items: inspiration and agency. The public plaza includes an amphitheater, sculpture garden/playground, patio seating, and a central green.