Baltimore by Foot Tours

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

Our annual Baltimore by Foot tour series provides thought-provoking guided strolls that uncover the buildings, stories and places woven into the fabric of Baltimore’s historic neighborhoods.

Walking tours are $15 for members and $25 for non-members - become a member today so you don’t miss out! Our 2014 spring tours have past but our annual free Station North by Foot tours are coming up in July. Read on for details on spring walking tours from the last few years!


Barclay – April 19, 2013 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Revitalization in the Making – With Victorian houses, tree-lined streets, and an active development scene, the Barclay neighborhood between the original campus of Goucher College and North Avenue is on the rebound. Ms. Jenny Hope of the Telesis Corporation, which is leading the way rehabbing historic homes, will lead a tour of this neighborhood in transition.

Woodberry – April 26, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Country Living with City Convenience – Join Ms. Tracey Brown, long time Woodberry resident and neighborhood leader, on a tour of this charming former mill community.  We will be touring sections of TV Hill, Clipper Mill and Brick Hill that are thriving today as they were in the mid-nineteenth century.

Federal Hill – May 3, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

The Hill (and Neighborhood) That’s Seen it All – Join architect Walter Schamu to explore the architecture and history of Federal Hill, from its days as a gathering place for celebrating the ratification of the U.S. Constitution to its growth as a neighborhood full of wonderful buildings and vibrant activities.

Downtown’s Open Spaces – May 10, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Parks, Plazas, and Gathering Places – Baltimore’s downtown is surprisingly full of parks, plazas and open spaces that define the city’s fastest growing neighborhood. Join Mr. Kirby Fowler, president of the Downtown Partnership, for a stroll around downtown. You’ll be surprised what’s there!

Charles Village – May 17, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

From Country Estate to Eclectic Community – Join radio host, architecture author, and Charles Village historian Lisa Simeone to learn about Charles Village inside and out, from stunning architecture such as John Russell Pope’s University Baptist Church to stunning residents such as cult movie star Divine.


Past Tours

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2012

Image courtesy Katrishia Velez.

2011

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2010

Image courtesy Marc Szarkowski.

2009

Image courtesy Notre Dame of Maryland University.

2008

Courtesy Live Baltimore.

2007

Elisha Tyson House

2006

Dickeyville

2005