BALTIMORE & SURROUNDING NEIGHBORHOODS
Baltimore is the colorful, diverse city that is Maryland's largest city and economic hub, is known for its beautiful harbor; distinct neighborhoods; unique museums and the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital to the east and the University of Maryland Medical Center to the west. With the rich history the city boasts however, it's amazing that Baltimore hasn't been deemed one of America's greatest historical destinations.
Growing rapidly, Baltimore's skyline has taken tremendous shape, peppered with world-renown restaurants, cultural landmarks and urban renewal efforts that rank among the most ambitious in the United States. Downtown and many other neighborhoods outside of the county have been revitalized, with special attention given to the city's greatest asset: the harbor. Hotels, office buildings and entertainment facilities like Harborplace, the Maryland Science Center and National Aquarium (Maryland's largest
tourist attraction.) State-of-the-art stadiums for the Baltimore Orioles and Baltimore Ravens are only miles away from billion dollar biotechnology parks attracting the world's leading scientists. The National Great Blacks In Wax Museum, American Visionary Art Museum, B&O Railroad Museum and Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park--among others--entertain and educate.
Several Fortune 1,000 companies like Constellation Energy, Legg Mason, T. Rowe Price, and Black and Decker call Baltimore home. With hundreds of identified districts, Baltimore has sometimes been dubbed "a city of neighborhoods," but is more commonly known as "Charm City." Baltimoreans take pride in their city, boasting one of the most remarkable transformations in history. Yet, they continue to welcome and amaze visitors with there outgoing spirit and hospitality.