Prior to becoming the Baltimore Design School, this former clothing factory was so decrepit that it made a perfect set for HBO's The Wire. With a grant from Adobe, the building was transformed into Baltimore's first public middle and high school for kids interested in architecture, fashion, and graphic design.
In other news, NYC's next mayor works to legalize basement apartments, and Stark fabrics celebrates 75 years and a new Missoni collection. See the headlines after the jump.
• How Architects Turned This Former Set From "The Wire" Into A Training Ground For Tomorrow's Designers | Co.Design
• Illegal NYC Homes Thrive as De Blasio Tackles Housing | Bloomberg
• Stark celebrates 75th anniversary with party, new collection | The Editor at Large