Clearing the Way for Slots
September 16, 2011 – “Clearing the Way for Slots” Up Front section in the Baltimore Business Journal by Scott Dance “Second Chance is relocating from city site pitched for casino.”
“Best Place to Buy Used Furniture” – Baltimore City Paper’s Best of Baltimore 2011
September 2011 – “Best Place to Buy Used Furniture” Baltimore City Paper’s Best of Baltimore 2011 (Goods Section) This massive maze of rooms on the northern edge of the Second Chance empire makes for a fun Saturday morning of furniture shopping. The collection is a mix of consigned pieces and […]
Federal Hill Renovation Brings Generations Together
August 11, 2011 – “Federal Hill Renovation Brings Generations Together” The Baltimore Sun by Marie Marciano Gullard Here’s another example of how a Second Chance product fits perfectly in a local renovation!
“Best Architectural Finds” – Baltimore Magazine’s Best of Baltimore 2011
August 2011 – “Best Architectural Finds” Baltimore Magazine’s Best of Baltimore 2011 (Shopping Section) Second Chance is like Disney World for the DIY homeowner. The non-profit organization gives new life to often discarded and forgotten antiques. Its four warehouses are filled with thousands of special finds like ceramic drawer pulls, […]
Baltimore Ravens Back to Business as NFL Lockout Ends
July 29, 2011 – “Baltimore Ravens Back to Business as NFL Lockout Ends” Baltimore Business Journal by Scott Dance Mark Foster, CEO of Second Chance Inc., a salvage yard operating some of those lots, said he planned to get out renewals July 28 for reserved home-game parking spots that go […]
Bodacious and Bright: Roar Back to the ’20s
July 11, 2011 – “Bodacious and Bright: Roar Back to the ’20s” Baltimore Magazine by Shabdiece Esfahani Hang on to a piece of history with this gorgeous Art Deco exterior lantern salvaged from the original 1929 Philadelphia Civic Center. Complete with working electric wiring, an irreplaceable verdigris patina, and scrolling […]
Salvage and Regeneration
April 14, 2011 “Salvage and Regeneration” Baltimore Magazine by John Lewis Tonight, Second Chance—a nonprofit with the worthy goal of “retraining and creating employment for displaced and unemployed workers in deconstruction methods” and “reclaiming building materials to reduce demolition debris overloading landfills”—kicks off Baltimore Green Week with an art exhibition. […]
Good Green Jobs: Deconstruction as Community Development Tool
April 2011 – “Good Green Jobs: Deconstruction as Community Development Tool” BioCycle by Neil Seldman (.pdf) Building deconstruction and valuable material resale creates green businesses as well as jobs with decent wages and benefits, adding quality to quantity of the US recycling movement.
Out of Air?
February 18, 2011 – “Out of Air?” Baltimore Business Journal by Scott Dance NFL lockout may deflate sales at businesses that rely on Ravens revenue. “Mark Foster, CEO of Second Chance, says the nonprofit salvage yard near M&T Bank Stadium would lose $100,000 if the Ravens don’t play.”
Directory of Architectural Salvage Stores
2011 – “Directory of Architectural Salvage Stores” Old House Journal by Clare Martin Second Chance is listed as one of two architectural salvage stores in the state of Maryland.