From 1845 until 1985, starting as The Baltimore Chrome Works Facility then later as AlliedSignal, the site housed a manufacturing plant for the purposes of processing chrome ore for its value in creating paint pigments, chrome plating and other uses.

Historical Timeline of Harbor Point site:

  • 1845 – 1985 - Site of world's largest processor of chrome ore
  • 1985 - Hexavalent Chromium contamination discovered
  • 1989 - AlliedSignal entered into a Consent Decree with USEPA, USDOJ, and Maryland Department of the Environment
  • 1999 - $110 million, privately-funded 10-year remediation completed
  • 1999 - AlliedSignal merged with Honeywell
  • March 2003 - Ground lease signed between Honeywell and Harbor Point Development
  • May 2004 - Planned Unit Development approved for up to 1.8 million total square feet
  • October 2007 - Morgan Stanley signs lease with Harbor Point Development for build-to-suit office building
  • May 2010 - Morgan Stanley moves into Thames Street Wharf as first tenant on Harbor Point
  • February 2012 - Exelon selects Harbor Point as the location for its Constellation business unit
  • April 2012 - Johns Hopkins Medicine International opens at Thames Street Wharf 
  • April 2013 – Planned Unit Development approved for 3 million square feet of mixed-use development
  • September 2013 – Tax Increment Financing approved by Baltimore City Council to fund construction of infrastructure and park land on Harbor Point