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News

Church Street Parking Garage replacement
Posted on Dec 9th, 2023
The city is preparing to demolish the 50-year-old Church Street Parking Garage and build a slightly larger, modern, up-to-date parking garage on the same site. This process will take 12-18 months once demolition and construction begin. (Note: The survey link on the scanned original paper document was intended for the recipient of that notification and may not work for viewers of the document).
City of Frederick Residential Street Parking permits - 2024 edition
Posted on Dec 8th, 2023
Here is the city's website for information on Residential (on-street) Parking Permits and a copy of 2024's permit renewal letter with important information on what you'll need to prove residency to purchase a new on-street parking permit. The 2024 permits are available beginning December 12, 2023, and into 2024. The city's Parking FAQ page is here. For parking meter street parking details, please use this link for the street parking rules and regulations.
Maryland House Bill 107 and its impact on MPCA Owners and Condo Owners across Maryland
Posted on Nov 30th, 2023
Enacted in 2022, HB 107 came about after Maryland legislators responded to the disastrous 2021 Champlain Towers South condominium collapse in Surfside, FL. In particular, the news that emerged about a lack of structural maintenance. Maryland lawmakers were concerned that underfunded reserves would lead to condo associations in Maryland deferring or neglecting necessary maintenance.
 
Click here for the MPCA Board Fact Sheet and FAQ document (for owners and residents registered to use this website). Here is the public link to review Maryland House Bill 107.
Grilling on Balconies of Multi-Family Residential Buildings (Apartments and Condos)
Posted on Apr 27th, 2023
Important Safety Notice:
The Frederick County Fire Prevention Code and the State Fire Prevention Code (Fire Codes) prohibit using hibachi, gas-fired grills, charcoal grills, or similar devices on any balcony, under any overhanging portion of a building, or within 15 feet of any structure.
Structural Condition/Building Report
Posted on Mar 2nd, 2023
NEW: A structural engineer has reviewed and issued a report that has been posted for the current condition of the condo building. This document was to determine if any structural concerns need to be addressed as well as for the Fannie Mae requirement for structural certification.
This report can be found on the Forms & Documents page and is titled "Structural Condition Building Report" (dated Dec. 19, 2022).

Neighborhood Events

Alive @ Five
Thursday, May 9th to Thursday, October 3rd, 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Carroll Creek Amphitheater.
Admission and drinks are $6 each. Choose from a crisp beer, refreshing wine, or craft spirit! Local food trucks will also serve delicious fare and non-alcoholic beverages each week. Alive @ Five, a Downtown Frederick Partnership-sponsored event, is held in the Carroll Creek Amphitheater every Thursday from 5-8pm (May 9 – October 3*); all events are for 21+ only – don't forget your ID. *No event is held on July 4. Weather cancellations (e.g., thunderstorms) are usually posted on the Downtown Frederick Partnership's Facebook page.
National Clustered Spires High Wheel Race
Saturday, July 13th, 12:00pm to 3:30pm at Brewer's Alley - starting/finishing line, see links below for details.
On July 13, 2024, the National Clustered Spires High Wheel Bike Race returns to Frederick, Maryland, for its 10th year. This race, among the largest high-wheel bicycle races in the world, is always an unforgettable event, bringing together 65 racers from around the country and across the globe.
There will be a Lawn Party at the High Wheel Race, held at Frederick City Hall, from 11:00am until 3:30pm.
Black Frederick Festival
Saturday, August 24th, 11:00am to 5:00pm at Carroll Creek Park.
Join us as we share, celebrate, and educate the Frederick community about the richness of Black culture at the inaugural Black Frederick Festival! Our vision is to host an annual, economically viable celebration of Black culture that attracts people throughout Frederick and the surrounding areas. Our mission is to share, celebrate, and educate the Frederick community about the richness of Frederick's Black culture.
Frederick Arts and Crafts End Of Summer Celebration
Saturday, August 31st, 11:00am to 5:00pm at Carroll Creek Park and Amphitheater.
Join us for a vibrant end-of-summer celebration at the Frederick Arts and Crafts End Of Summer Celebration in Carroll Creek Park.
 
Festival Highlights include:
  • Music Extravaganza: Immerse yourself in the beats of summer with live music performances that will set the stage for a day of lively celebration.
  • Arts and Crafts Fiesta: Immerse yourself in a world of creativity with a vibrant showcase of handmade treasures and artistic wonders.
  • Foodie Paradise: Savor the last flavors of summer with various delicious offerings from local food vendors, ensuring a culinary journey for every taste bud.
  • Fun for All Ages: Our celebration promises everyone a day of laughter, joy, and shared experiences.
Let's bid farewell to summer in style! Bring your friends, family, and your end-of-summer spirit to Carroll Creek Park for a day filled with music, arts, crafts, and delicious bites. See you there!
In The Streets
Saturday, September 14th at Market Street and Carroll Creek Park.
For 40 years, In The Streets has been a proud Frederick tradition held along Market Street and Carroll Creek Park. When the dust settled, Mayor Ron Young decided to hold a festival for the entire community to encourage reinvestment in downtown. The festival was held in the street, so the name of the event was that simple. That first In The Streets festival boasted 10,000 in attendance. Today, In The Streets attracts crowds of over 75,000!
Highlights include:
  • 9:00 AM - Market Street Mile
  • 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM - In the Streets Festival
  • 12:00 - 5:00 PM - Craft Beverage Experience
  • 5:00 - 9:00 PM - Up the Creek Party

Association Calendar

Annual 2024 Condo Association Meeting
Monday, September 23, 2024
6:30pm
Once it is available, the 2024 Annual Meeting documents will be sent out to all owners and can be found on the Forms & Documents page. (Only registered owners/residents can...

Local Notes

An article in Southern Living
Less than an hour from D.C., Baltimore, and Gettysburg, the town of Frederick, Maryland, is an amicable people-pleaser. Like its longstanding neighbors, Frederick offers many beautiful architectural landmarks and fascinating histories. But what makes this city such a people-pleaser—and a true pleasure to visit—is how much else it has to offer.
 
Downtown Frederick Public Art Trail
The Downtown Frederick Public Art Trail features a variety of diverse and superb artwork. Let this walking tour be your guide. "Frederick's public art sheds light on the city's history and citizens' dreams and ambitions."
 
Claire McCardell, American Fashion Designer
Blog article from The Tourism Council of Frederick County: In October 2021, the Frederick Art Club dedicated a statue to McCardell along Carroll Creek.
Born in Frederick, Maryland, in 1905, Claire McCardell moved to New York as a young woman and pursued a career in the fashion industry. The impression she made and the designs she innovated became a part of American fashion history. Her legacy in the fashion world continues to be celebrated today.
 
Instagrammable Spots in Downtown Frederick
Surrounded by architecture that tells the story of vibrant history, Frederick provides its visitors with many distinctive locations to take the perfect photo. The natural beauty of parks and creeks in Downtown Frederick.
 
Weekly Carillon Recitals in Baker Park
March 3, 2024 through December 29, 2024 from 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM, Recurring weekly on Sundays.