Black Arts District

"The Black Arts District was designated by a coalition of community organization. The organizations included: Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle, Historic Pennsylvania Avenue Main Street, Druid Heights Community Development Corporation, the Arch Social Club, Arch Social Club Community Network, Upton Planning Committee, The Office of Councilman Leon Pinkett, Fight Blight Bmore, and the Avenue Bakery. The work of the coalition was also supported by partners such as the Neighborhood Design Center, University of Baltimore and the Department of Transportation."

About this A&E District

The district covers 149 acres of historic west Baltimore cutting through both the 7th and 11th councilmanic district. The northernmost border is Fulton Ave + Pennsylvania Ave; the southernmost border is Dolphin St. + Pennsylvania Ave; the eastern borders include Woodbrook Ave, Druid Hill Ave, Division St and Etting St.; the western borders include Bruce St., Calhoun St., Carey St., Fremont Ave. and Argyle Ave. The district cuts through the Penn North, Druid Heights, Upton and Sandtown-Winchester communities.

Contact: Lady Biron