A network for the over 400 local businesses.
These three neighborhoods work together for common goals, including the implementation of Telesis Corporation’s multi-phased Barclay/Midway/Old Goucher Redevelopment Plan. The redevelopment strategy focuses on mending the fabric of the neighborhood through the scattered-site infill development of 268 scattered-site parcels, including 94 vacant lots, into approximately 320 units of mixed-income and mixed-tenure housing, with both rental and homeownership opportunities.
Charles Village Community Benefits District is a special tax district created in 1994 to provide supplementary safety and sanitation services to residents in a 100–block area of north Baltimore. With over 14,000 residents, the District has four member neighborhoods: Abell, Charles Village, Harwood, and Old Goucher.
The CVCA was chartered in 1945 as the University Heights Improvement Association to promote business, property improvement, and single family residency in the neighborhoods of Charles Village, Abell, Harwood, Old Goucher, Barclay.
Established in 1969, Greater Homewood Community Corporation (GHCC) serves an expansive area collectively known as “Greater Homewood” that encompasses 45 diverse neighborhoods and accounts for nearly 13% of the City’s population. Our work centers on the pillars of vibrant urban living: safe streets, good and diverse quality housing stock, quality schools, and livability.
The Central Baltimore Partnership, supported by neighborhood organizations, non-profits, educational institutions, private businesses and city government agencies, have united for a comprehensive community development strategy in Central Baltimore – an area that is roughly bordered by the Johns Hopkins University Homewood campus to the north, Mt. Royal Avenue to the south, Greenmount Avenue to the east and Fallsway to the west. The Partnership fosters the art and sustainable development in healthy, transit-oriented neighborhoods at the center of the Baltimore region.
The Baltimore Streetcar Campaign is an iniative to bring streetcars back to Charm City. The project proposes a streetcar system spanning from Downtown to Johns Hopkins campus in Charles Village, running along Charles St. and St Paul. Check out how this campaign can create a resurgence in green urban development and livable communities.
Started in 2009, the Baltimore Tree Trust (BTT) has taken a major leap forward in revitalizing neighborhoods through green ideas. They’re committed to restoring the city’s urban forest and making Baltimore a more healthy and beautiful place to live through increased tree plantings, tree stewardship, community engagement, public education, advocacy, and research. The BTT has planted almost 50 trees in Old Goucher, and over 200 city-wide.
Since 1968, the Neighborhood Design Center has provided pro-bono planning and design services to over 1,800 community initiatives that have helped communities build new playgrounds, reclaim vacant lots and abandoned buildings, revitalize commercial destricts, create community master plans, and beautify their neighborhoods.