Harlem Park / Lafayette Square

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. 



Located in West Baltimore, Harlem Park/ Lafayette Square is a collection of adjoining neighborhoods made up of community residents, community associations, community institutions, community churches and religious organizations, community schools, and community businesses.  The community is located from the far northwest corner of Lafayette Avenue and Fulton Avenue, to the middle of Lafayette Avenue, south on Fulton Avenue, east on Franklin Street and North on Fremont Avenue. 


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