Image courtesy Melissa Gerr.


Featured image courtesy Melissa Gerr.

Congratulations to our 2014 Preservation Award Winners!

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We Dig Hampstead Hill! Searching for the War of 1812 in Patterson Park

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Photograph of  823-831 Park Avenue Baltimore, MD. Courtesy Library of Congress, Historic American Building Survey, HABS MD-1135-1.

Restoration Two Ways in Mount Vernon and an Evening to Remember in Hampden!

July 28, 2014

Do you know one of the wonderful things about Baltimore rowhouses? Even when they look nearly the same on the outside, there are countless different ways they can be rehabbed and restored on the inside. Please join us next week on a tour of two neighboring rowhouses in Mount Vernon. Each is grand in its own way: one restored to …


[We Dig Hampstead Hill] Volunteer to help process artifacts from Patterson Park

July 24, 2014

Our archeological investigation in Patterson Park this spring surprised almost everyone with the great number and diversity of artifacts we recovered. Over a thousand artifacts from 1814-era musket balls to left-over animal bones help us learn more about the history of Patterson Park and the people of Baltimore. This summer, Archeological Society of Maryland is continuing its generous support for …


News: Baltimore Heritage, telling our stories

July 17, 2014

Baltimore Heritage, telling our stories, Humanities Connection, WYPR, July 17, 2014. Eli Pousson, Director of Preservation and Outreach at Baltimore Heritage shares his perspective on heritage and preservation and tells us how digital platforms have expanded the number of stories they can tell about Charm City.

Photograph by Melissa Gerr, June 19, 2014 -

Photos: 2014 Preservation Awards Celebration at the Baltimore Design School

July 12, 2014

Thank you to everyone who joined us last month at the Baltimore Design School for our annual Preservation Awards Celebration. Special thanks to Melissa Gerr who volunteered to capture a few great photographs of the evening. Enjoy!

Featured Programs

"Jenny Hope of Telesis" by Steve Earley, April 19, 2014. (CC BY-NC 2.0)


We love to explore Baltimore’s history and architecture! Learn more about our Looking Up Downtown, Behind the Scenes, and Baltimore by Bike Tours.



We love old buildings and historic neighborhoods. We work with home-owners, neighborhood organizations and property owners across the city to save places that matter through advocacy, technical assistance and community organizing.

1869 Map of Lafayette Square. Image courtesy the Library of Congress.


Baltimore Heritage features a number of ongoing educational history programs to research, document, share, and celebrate Baltimore’s rich architectural and social heritage. Our programs include both special events and ongoing research and documentation programs.