Alternative Visions

Our partner, Preservation Maryland, has authored a report outlining five feasible alternative developments for the Rolling Mill, each of which would contribute to Cumberland’s economic growth without abusing eminent domain. All of these are more viable than the current plan. You can read the report here:



On May 19, 2016, the Save Our Homes Alliance and our partners, the Institute for Justice and Preservation Maryland, issued the following joint statement, calling on the city of Cumberland and the CEDC to formally disavow the use of eminent domain for this project and embrace one of the alternative visions outlined in the report. You can read that statement here: