Unoccupied floathouse keels over at Inner Harbor

A vacant floathouse moored behind the Marine Bar at the Inner Harbor keeled over Nov. 14, around noon. An old boat tied up nearby also partially sank. Both belonged to an elderly resident who died several weeks earlier.

A private contractor has been hired to handle cleanup of the wreckage.

Tori Peterson, who lives near the floathouse, witnessed it turning over. She said it had been tilting more and more to one side for sometime before going down at high tide. "It just rolled right over and fell on its side," she said. As a result, she said the boat tied up close to the structure took on water...


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