Station North is one step closer to getting two new restaurants, an artist incubator and a home for a new film program between the Maryland Institute College of Art and Johns Hopkins — all under one roof.


The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development granted Jubilee Baltimore $250,000 toward its redevelopment of 10 E. North Ave. The 65,000-square-foot site is the burgeoning neighborhood’s largest vacant building.


The $18 million project, expected to create 150 construction jobs and 175 permanent positions, is slated to be complete by 2015. Construction could begin as soon as late 2013.

Ultimately, more than a third of the building — 25,000 square feet — will be dedicated to a new joint film program between the Maryland Institute College of Art and Johns Hopkins University, Jubilee Baltimore President Charlie Duff said. Students at MICA learn how to make films, while Hopkins students focus on writing screenplays; this program will bring the two programs together under one roof.  Read more here.