Five and Dime Historic District moves forward after Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation approval Two new districts protect historic buildings in the Market Center area August 18, 2017

Baltimore Heritage has advocated for preserving buildings in the Market Center historic district on the west side of downtown for almost twenty years. Six years ago, our… Read more

Baltimore took down four Confederate monuments: what comes next? August 16, 2017

Last night at Mayor Pugh’s direction, Baltimore’s three public Confederate monuments and the monument of Justice Roger B. Taney were taken down and placed in… Read more

About Baltimore Heritage

Baltimore Heritage is a nonprofit organization dedicated to saving historic buildings and revitalizing neighborhoods. We celebrate the stories of our city’s people and places through tours and education. We support home-owners and neighborhood organizations as they work to preserve and restore their homes and local landmarks.

Learn more about our mission, staff and board, check out our blog for the latest updates, or get in touch!

Photograph by Melissa Gerr, June 19, 2014 - melissagerr.com
Photograph by Melissa Gerr, June 19, 2014.

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What We Do

Preservation

We work to promote historic preservation with residents, neighborhoods and property owners across the city saving places that matter.

History

We celebrate Baltimore’s rich architectural and social heritage through a range of history education and outreach programs.

A hallway with a glass display case holding postcards and a framed map hanging on the wall.
Photograph by Eli Pousson, 2017 April 20.

Resources

Baltimore City has nearly 70 neighborhoods that are designated as historic districts containing over 50,000 residential and commercial buildings. Find out what resources are available.

With support from the National Park Service and National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers, we developed the Local Preservation School for anyone to learn or teach preservation using free and open educational resources.
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Explore timelines and building histories on Baltimore Places: a new open-source resource for local preservationists and historians.