Community of Poppleton

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. 


Poppleton is located in West Baltimore just across the Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.  With an amended urban renewal plan, the Community of Poppleton hosts the University of Maryland Biotechnology Campus.  The community is also home to Hollins Market, a public market with diverse appeal.  The boundaries are Franklin Street to the north, Carey Street to the west, Pratt Street to the south, and Paca Street to the east.


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