Baltimore Neighborhoods

Hopkins’ students and postdocs live primarily in the following Baltimore City neighborhoods:

  • Charles Village: Near Homewood campus, where many undergraduate and graduate students live. Access to JHMI by Hopkins Homewood-JHMI shuttle. (Wikipedia; Community website)
  • Mount Vernon: South of Homewood and west of JHMI; includes many restaurants, bars, and shops. Access to JHMI by Hopkins Homewood-JHMI shuttle. (Wikipedia)
  • Fells Point: South of JHMI; located close to the water and home to many fun restaurants, bars, and businesses. Access to JHMI by Charm City Circulator. (Wikipedia; Fells Point Main Street)
  • Canton: Southeast of JHMI, an area filled with rowhomes for rental; includes several grocery stores, a central square with restaurants and bars, and just north Patterson Park with its associated activities. Access to JHMI by public/City bus system. (Wikipedia; Community association; Patterson Park)
  • Butcher’s Hill & Patterson Park: Southeast of JHMI and still within walking distance of the East Baltimore campus; comprised mainly of rowhomes, with Patterson Park offering summer concerts, movies, and sports leagues. Access to JHMI by foot or JHMI shuttle. (Wikipedia for Butcher’s Hill; Community website for Butcher’s Hill; Wikipedia for Patterson Park; Patterson Park website)
  • Inner Harbor: South of JHMI and slightly west of Fells Point; area includes numerous tourist attractions, stores, a movie theater, and gourmet restaurants. Access to JHMI by Charm City Circulator. (Wikipedia; Inner Harbor)
  • Federal Hill: Southwest of JHMI; close to I-295 and I-95 for accessible for commuters; includes a large area filled with restaurants and bars. (Wikipedia; Community website)
  • Hampden: West of Homewood; a hipster neighborhood with fun restaurants, bars, and shops, and surrounded by multiple area parks. Access to JHMI by Hopkins Keswick-Eastern-JHMI shuttle. (Wikipedia; Merchant’s association)

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