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“Repurpose” in Baltimore Bride Magazine 2015

2015 Edition – “Repurpose” in Baltimore Bride Magazine We participated in a photo shoot for the current issue of Baltimore Bride magazine on the pier at the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park. We loaned items to create a ceremony setting that features repurposed materials, the centerpiece being a massive door […]


Best of Baltimore in Building Materials Store by the Baltimore Award Program

November 2014 – Best of Baltimore in Building Materials Store by the Baltimore Award Program Second Chance Inc. has been selected for the 2014 Best of Baltimore Award in the Building Materials Store category by the Baltimore Award Program! They say we are among the “exceptional companies that help make […]


Opening Doors to Baltimore’s Industrial Past

October 16, 2014 – “Opening Doors to Baltimore’s Industrial Past” in The Baltimore Sun by Scott Ponemone Second Chance was privileged to be a featured site in the first Doors Open Baltimore event….  From the article: “In contemporary architecture argot, the word for the adaptive use of old buildings is […]

Love Letter to Baltimore

October 14, 2014 – “Love Letter to Baltimore” on SouthBMore.com The exterior walls of Second Chance Inc. proudly display the latest installment in public artist Steve Power’s project “Love Letters to Baltimore.” With sponsorship from the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, Second Chance was selected as one of […]


BWIB Business Award Finalist for Workforce Excellence 2014

August 2014 – BWIB Business Award Finalist for Workforce Development Excellence Since it is our mission and passion, Second Chance is honored to have been commended by Baltimore Workforce Investment Board as a finalist among businesses committed to workforce development in Baltimore City.


“Everything AND the Kitchen Sink” in The Baltimore Business Journal

July 11, 2014 – “Everything AND the Kitchen Sink” in The Baltimore Business Journal by Jaclyn Borowoski


2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit – Great Nonprofits

May 2014 – “2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit” from Great Nonprofits Thanks for helping Second Chance win this prestigious award again! We are humbled that so many people have affirmed the social and environmental difference we’re making. Read the reviews that helped make us one of the first qualifiers of 2014, or […]


The York Room at Second Chance

April 8, 2014 – “The York Room at Second Chance” by Pete Theodore Here’s a 30-second video introducing our new “upscale-ish” furniture showroom!  Based on a large estate we deconstructed in York, PA — some of whose materials are in the room — we’re fondly calling this area The York […]


Old Becomes New – Katie’s Bedroom Project

March 31, 2014 – “Old Becomes New – Katie’s Bedroom Project” in Alexandra Design Finds by Alenandra Here’s a sample of a designer’s blog that showcases salvaged materials available for sale at our store, which are then repurposed in beautiful ways. “Katie found these vintage shutters for $30 at Second […]


New Life at Second Chance Resale

March 31, 2014 – “New Life at Second Chance Resale” in Chesapeake Inspired by Katie Riley At Second Chance Inc., an antique and architectural salvage emporium in downtown Baltimore, everything old is new again. The 200,000-square-foot warehouse off of I-295 houses a wonderland of architectural salvage, home décor items and […]