Station North Arts District

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About Station North Arts District

Designated by the State of Maryland as an arts and entertainment district in 2002, Station North has live-work areas for artists, galleries, row houses, and local businesses. The neighborhood includes Penn Station, The Maryland Institute College of Art, Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Baltimore and is considered the the national model for arts and entertainment districts. The Station North Arts District encompasses the Charles North, Greenmount West, and Barclay areas.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $175,000 to $379,900

Closed Prices: $107,000 to $495,000

Median Sale Price: $295,000

Association Fee Ranges: $160/mo, $195/quarter, $0

Type: Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home

Age: 1887 to 2012

Sq. Ft.: 1887 to 2012 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 0 to 6 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 1 to 5 Bathrooms

Getting Around Station North Arts District

Around Station North Arts District

After a leisurely breakfast at one of the nearby restaurants, it's time for a stroll to one of the green space areas in town. Greenwood has several pocket parks, including Brentwood Commons, Brentwood Gardens, McAlister Park, and Hunter's Lot. For the more cerebral among residents, an afternoon at the Chess Park or perusing one of the many galleries is just the ticket.

The Station North Arts District is the destination for anyone wanting to immerse themselves in good food, a scenic after dinner walk among studios and galleries, or a film at one of the many theaters. The neighborhood is home to all kinds of bars, including cocktail lounges, speakeasies, and, of course, hybrid gallery/bar spaces. Station North Arts District is also just steps away from Penn Station, which makes access to the rest of Baltimore easy.

Expect to see Baltimore's "hip" area. You can expect to see marvelous store windows for the many galleries and artists' studios in the area. One of the real treats of this area is the international artists' murals that decorate some of the buildings. You will find many people on walking tours of the area to catch a glimpse of the outdoor displays. You will also find more than 15 theatres and performance stages, including the The Charles Theater, The Single Carrot, and the Strand Theater. The neighborhood also hosts the annual Maryland Film Festival. In addition to the galleries and art studios you will find every day in Station North, Greenmount West is also the site for the area's largest, free summer art festival called ArtScape, a three-day art festival that has been in Baltimore for over 35 years. The festival has been known to draw over 350,000 visitors each year.

Station North Arts District enjoys an abundance of restaurant options, especially along the neighborhood's main thoroughfares: North Avenue and Charles Street. Grab a slice of pizza at the locally renowned Joe Squared. There are all kinds of cuisines available in the neighborhood, ranging from Irish pubs to late-night Asian eateries to tapas.

The residential section of the Station North Arts District is called Greenmount West. The neighborhood is mainly row houses with some condos and new construction. Johns Hopkins University offers home buying incentives for employees to live in Station North Arts District as part of its Live Near Your Work campaign. The neighborhood contains considerable green space, including gardens, the Hidden Harvest Farm, and the NGBLL Chess Park.

Locals Love

  • Vibrant Street Scene
  • Artistic Atmosphere
  • Annual Music Festival

Locals Don't Love

  • Parking
  • No Off-Leash Dog Parks
  • Crowded During ArtScape

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