Historic East Baltimore

The Baltimore Empowerment Zone extends over 6.8 square miles, covering three separate areas of east, west, and south Baltimore, and containing over 50,000 people and 2,000 businesses. The Empowerment Zone area covers 25 census tracts. The neighborhoods that make up the Empowerment Zone include: East Harbor, Historic East Baltimore, Harlem Park / Lafayette Square, Poppleton, Sandtown-Winchester, and Washington Village of Baltimore City. 



Community organizations, institutions, and businesses have united to create the area known as Historic East Baltimore.  The boundaries of the area beginning at the southern line is Fayette Street from Central Avenue to Chester Street and Jefferson Street, western line from Central Avenue to E. Monument Street and Caroline Street, northern line of Federal Street from Caroline Street to Lakewood Avenue and the eastern line of Eager Street and Kenwood Avenue.  This area is home to the new John Hopkins University Biotech Research Park.


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