Baltimore Heritage, Inc.

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  • Works of Art in the Past and the Artists Who Make Them Today

    On two new tours this spring we are celebrating great art from Baltimore’s past and meeting the people who are making and teaching art in Baltimore’s present. On April 27, please join us on a visit to one of the grandest art collections in the city on our tour: Travel to the Gilded Age at … The post Works of Art in the Past and the Artists Who Make Them Today appeared first on Baltimore Heritage.

Baltimore Heritage, Inc.

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  • Get outside this spring with our Monumental City tours and more

    Spring is here and I know you are all eager to get outside! The arrival of spring is a sign that we’re kicking off our 2017 Monumental City Tours with a climb up to the top the Patterson Park Pagoda on April 23. In May, we return to the Baltimore Farmers’ Market & Bazaar where we … The post Get outside this spring with our Monumental City tours and more appeared first on Baltimore Heritage.

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  • Beware the Ides of March? Not today with new tours at Zion Lutheran Church and Lexington Market

    Although Shakespeare warns Julius Caesar “beware the Ides of March,” this March 15 brings a much happier message: we’ve lined up a new tour of Zion Lutheran Church and two more tours of the catacombs under Lexington Market! As we near the one hundred year anniversary of the U.S. entry into World War I on … The post Beware the Ides of March? Not today with new tours at Zion Lutheran Church and Lexi...

Baltimore Heritage, Inc.

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  • Project CORE shares plan for the demolition of 149 vacant buildings in 2017

    The Maryland Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD) recently shared their plans to demolish a second round of vacant buildings under the Project CORE program. Since Project CORE (short for Creating Opportunities for Renewal and Enterprise) began last January, the program has supported the demolition around three hundred and seventy-five properties and granted around … The post Projec...

  • What is public space? Ask the question on two unconventional tours of local landscapes

    Take a walk around the picturesque Inner Harbor or past the concrete piers that carry the “Highway to Nowhere” over Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. You’ll see two very different public spaces. We can’t help but wonder how these public spaces came to be and how they affect us. You’ll be wondering too when you … The post What is public space? Ask the question on two unconventional tours of local ...

Baltimore Heritage, Inc.

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  • Baltimore Immigration Museum completes work on preservation mini-grant project

    Last October, Baltimore Heritage held our first preservation mini-grant “Pitch Party.” We put out a call for good ideas to help preserve Baltimore’s historic places and revitalize our historic neighborhoods and then threw a party to select nominations to receive small grants. Two projects received grants of $500 and another two received grants of $250. … The post Baltimore Immigration Museum compl...

Baltimore Heritage, Inc.

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  • Calling all nominations for our 2017 Preservation Awards!

    Baltimore Heritage just opened nominations for our 2017 Preservation Awards! This is our fifty-seventh year of celebrating the people behind our city’s great preservation projects. Can you help us find the past year’s best building rehab projects? The most creative examples of building reuse? An inspiring educational program? If you can, then please submit a … The post Calling all nominations for ...

Baltimore Heritage, Inc.

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  • Our Mount Vernon “Love Stories” tours are back!

    Valentine’s Day would not be the same in Baltimore without our annual tour of jilted suitors, star-crossed lovers, and European royalty in historic Mount Vernon. Make a date and join tour guide and Baltimore historian Jamie Hunt on Sunday, February 12 for a wonderful walk through Mount Vernon. We’re running two identical tours, the first … The post Our Mount Vernon “Love Stories” tours are back! a...

  • Discover the story of America at Hampton Mansion

    We hope you can join us on January 26 at Hampton Mansion. In 1948, the federal government designated this eighteenth century manor a National Historic Site and, in 2017, the building remains one of the highest regarded examples of Georgian architecture in the country. We are thrilled that Ms. Gregory Weidman, the mansion’s head curator, is leading our tour. … The post Discover the story of America...

  • Architects needed to assess the condition of a historic library building in Charles Village

    The Neighborhood Design Center and Baltimore Heritage are searching for an experienced architect, engineer, or contractor who can help assess the condition of one of the original six branches of the Enoch Pratt Free Library—a building that now houses the nonprofit Village Learning Place. If you join our team, we need your help in preparing a … The post Architects needed to assess the condition of ...

  • Kick off 2017 with two Behind the Scenes Tours

    Happy New Year! We are ready to ring in 2017 with some great new Baltimore Behind the Scenes tours. On Tuesday, January 10, we’ll go backstage at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall to learn about acoustical design, music legends, and the history of the Symphony Hall and the Meyerhoff family. On our tour, we will walk … The post Kick off 2017 with two Behind the Scenes Tours appeared first on Baltimore He...

  • It is not too late to help Baltimore Heritage!

    The final hours of 2016 are disappearing quickly but it is not too late to support Baltimore Heritage before the new year begins! For a small nonprofit like Baltimore Heritage, every gift matters. If you donate five dollars or five hundred dollars, your support goes directly to helping preserve Baltimore’s historic places and revitalize our … The post It is not too late to help Baltimore Heritage!...

  • Help us to help Baltimore.

    Every year we say thank you to everyone who has volunteered their time with us, supported us as a member, and rolled up their sleeves while working to improve Baltimore and our historic neighborhoods. We rely on people like you for your support and we are grateful for every dollar you can give. Please consider making a donation … The post Help us to help Baltimore. appeared first on Baltimore Heri...

  • Holiday tour treat at the U.S. Custom House

    As we enter into the 2016 holiday season in earnest, we hope you can squeeze in one last heritage tour with us into your December: a peek inside the U.S. Custom House on Lombard Street. On Dec. 28, we’ll tour this fantastic building with its Beaux Arts architecture, fabulous call room, and elaborate nautical murals … The post Holiday tour treat at the U.S. Custom House appeared first on Baltimore ...

  • Your support makes Baltimore Heritage work. Please become a member today.

    Thank you to everyone who has supported Baltimore Heritage and our city’s historic places by joining us on some of our past heritage tours and programs. Today, I am asking you to continue your support by becoming a member. As a small organization with two paid staff and a great group of volunteers, members provide over … The post Your support makes Baltimore Heritage work. Please become a member t...

  • Baltimore Heritage Awards Four Micro Grants for Four Great Ideas

    A gathering of people at the newly opened Baltimore Immigration Museum awarded four micro-grants for four great preservation ideas at Baltimore Heritage’s 2016 Preservation Pitch Party.  Supporters of the projects got three minutes each to pitch their project and then the crowd determined the recipients of the awards. Making tough choices from the eight ideas … The post Baltimore Heritage Awards F...

  • Don’t miss our 2016 fall lecture on the history of the National Park Service tomorrow night

    Come out tomorrow for our 2016 Fall Lecture celebrating 100 years of the National Park Service. The talk by Ms. Joy Beasley, the Park Service’s Deputy Director for Cultural Resources, at the First Unitarian Church of Baltimore begins at 7:00 pm with a wine and cheese reception following. We hope you can join us to … The post Don’t miss our 2016 fall lecture on the history of the National Park Serv...

Baltimore Heritage, Inc.

Category: Content
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Baltimore Heritage, Inc.

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

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