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Mount Vernon Cultural District

MVBA / 1221 N Calvert St, Baltimore, MD 21201
+1 410-528-1919
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surprisingly spectacular

Many museums, monuments, celebrities, and restaurants have set aground here. Yes, Dorothy Hamill... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2012
Shawn S
Baltimore, Maryland
Featuring Baltimore's Finest Architecture

Aside from the cultural attractions (e.g. Central Library, Walters Art Museum, Peabody, several... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2012
New York City, New York
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Mount Vernon is home to Baltimore's most prestigious cultural institutions including: The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra,The Walters Art Museum, The Lyric Opera House, Centerstage, Spotlighter's Theater, The Peabody Institute,Contemporary Museum, Enoch Pratt Free Library, Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute, Garrett Jacobs Mansion, The George Peabody Library, Maryland Historical Society, Theatre Project
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MVBA / 1221 N Calvert St, Baltimore, MD 21201
Mount Vernon
+1 410-528-1919
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Reviewed 14 December 2012

Many museums, monuments, celebrities, and restaurants have set aground here. Yes, Dorothy Hamill, that includes you too!

1  Thank Shawn S
Reviewed 18 November 2012

Aside from the cultural attractions (e.g. Central Library, Walters Art Museum, Peabody, several theatres, etc.), Mount Vernon has the most outstanding architecture in Baltimore. A walk through the neighborhood features turn of the century homes. The monument (which was built by the same architctural firm...More

Thank DevelopmentWorker
Reviewed 13 November 2012

This is one of the nicest places in Baltimore. This is not really an "attraction," it is a neighborhood. That being said, it is the site of some of the best architecture, restaurants, bars, etc. Has tons of fantastic festivals during the warmer months (book...More

Thank circustiger
Reviewed 12 November 2012

The area is very walkable, there is some very good architecture, and the selection of restaurants is wide.

Thank RWoodB
Reviewed 5 November 2012

It's so charming and ecclectic! Walk around and take in the atmosphere! A must for architecture enthusiast! Each building has it's own style and and attention to all the details is there. There are tons of little parks to wander through and they are well-maintained...More

Thank emily1108
Reviewed 5 November 2012

A great area to walk around in. See the Washington Monument (older than DC's, but by the same architect), the Central Library, the Walters Art Museum, the Peabody Library, and the Basilica, all within a few blocks of each other. There are lots of helpful...More

1  Thank ubiq314
Reviewed 24 October 2012

We stayed here when we went on a college visit with our son. Loved being able to walk around and the Milk & Honey breakfast shop was great and right across from a beautiful church.

1  Thank Stacy H
Reviewed 13 October 2012

A good place to walk around, just relax and watch the sunrise or sunset from. It could actually be romantic if you let it. it overlooks the inner harbor and when the night comes the reflection from the harbor is beautiful. Photographers camp there just...More

Thank Adorablelovable
Reviewed 3 October 2012

This is the part of Baltimore that still maintains old-city charm with beautiful architecture and history. With cobblestone streets and the historic Mt. Vernon Methodist Church --- the sites are really picture moments.

Thank R F
Reviewed 1 October 2012

good restaurants. can walk to several attractions in MV and downtown. we were there when the book festival was taking place. bands, food vendors. it was not overly crowded and pleasant to walk around.

Thank Gary L
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18 March 2015|
Response from primerstar6 | Reviewed this property |
According to the national park service website, A map and guide of the Mount Vernon Cultural Walk is available for purchase at the Baltimore Visitor Center located at 401 Light Street at the Inner Harbor. You could probably... More