SC Deconstructs a Multi-Million Dollar Marble Mansion in Avalon, NJ
Dismantling a multi-million dollar marble mansion?? Sure, WE GOT THIS!! The deconstruction of this massive marble homestead has been a great showcase of the strategic planning and tactical skills we’ve honed through 15+ years of “unbuilding” structures. And, yes, we’ll have LOTS of very nice marble for sale in the […]
2017 Best of Baltimore Award – “Best Store To Get Lost In!”
Although our influence extends the length of the East Coast, we truly love our city and are excited to be a Best of Baltimore winner once again! If you haven’t been here (or not in a while), be sure to plan a trip to discover why Baltimore Magazine considers us […]
Learn About Our Stormwater Management Initiative
During the past several months, Second Chance has undergone a comprehensive greening project to protect our local environment. You’ll notice the changes as soon as you arrive. By way of background, our rooftop and parking lot spans some 10 acres. Due to this extensive area of impervious surface, even light […]
2017 Top-Rated Nonprofit Award – 4th Consecutive Year!
We are grateful to all of you who helped Second Chance earn this prestigious recognition for a fourth consecutive year! We are humbled that so many people have affirmed the social, environmental, architectural and economic difference we’re making in Baltimore and beyond. Read the reviews that helped make us one […]
Meet Our New Mural with a Message! (Narrative & Video)
MEET OUR NEW MURAL WITH A MESSAGE by Pete Theodore, Communications Manager If you drove down Bush Street by Second Chance a few weeks ago, all you would’ve seen were barren bricks, varying shades of fading paint, and the sporadic graffiti tag. Now, an inspiring message of hope welcomes those […]
“SC Improves Campus with New Mural and Rainwater Filtration System”
May 24, 2017 – “Second Chance Improves Campus with New Mural and Rainwater Filtration System” in SouthBaltimore.com by Kevin Lynch This piece will introduce the reader to a couple recent initiatives to be the best neighbor we can be to our community and environment!
“City’s Carver High Carpentry Students Learn on the Job at Second Chance”
May 5, 2017 – “City’s Carver High Carpentry Students Learn on the Job at Second Chance” in Baltimore Fishbowl by Laurel Peltier “Since 1925, Baltimore City’s Carver Vocational-Technical High School has offered students a college prep high school education with a pathway to one of nine vocational careers. Today, led by […]
SC acknowledged for Support of the “McKean Miracle”
Baltimore’s newest recreation space, called the “McKean Miracle,” brightens up a street once crowded with decaying homes in the same community hit hardest by rioting following the death of Freddie Gray. The park was designed and built by the community, under the direction of the Matthew Henson Community Development Corporation […]
SC Staff Interviewed on MyTV (WUTB)
March 27, 2017 – Television Interview on MyTV If you didn’t catch it live on WUTB, here’s your chance to watch Dana and Antonio interviewed about Second Chance on MyTV’s “BMORE Lifestyle” show! We’re grateful for every opportunity to share our nonprofit mission to retrain, reclaim and renew.
SC’s Salvage Emporium Furnishes “Rooms With a Few” in Baltimore Magazine
July 2016 – “Rooms with a Few: Todd Marks and Nikki McGowan clear space for their blended family of nine” by Martha Thomas in Baltimore magazine Here is a neat story about the sustainable transformation of living space in the city. We’re glad our “salvage emporium” was such a great […]