Call for 2018 Preservation Award nominations! Send us your nomination for a project or achievement award by February 14 January 12, 2018

A lot of great preservation work happened in Baltimore last year. Local developers fixed up historic buildings, neighbors volunteered as tour guides, and architects made… Read more

The entrance to a brownstone Gothic church building with a light blue and red door.
Our New Year’s resolution? Explore even more historic places in 2018 Come along to Grace & St. Peter's Church and Rectory on January 23 January 8, 2018

Do you make New Year’s resolutions? This year, we’re resolving to spend even more time exploring Baltimore’s historic places and you’re invited to join us.… Read more

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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.

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.

Baltimore’s Civil Rights Heritage

Explore the history of the Civil Rights movement and share your comments on our ongoing study.

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Find photos of Baltimore buildings

We share thousands of photographs of Baltimore’s buildings, neighborhoods, and parks on Flickr using a Creative Commons Zero Public Domain Dedication. Please use our photographs — you don’t even need to ask our permission! A few of our photos use a Creative Commons Attribution license. We encourage you to use these photos with a credit for Baltimore Heritage.

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.
Browse resources

Explore timelines and building histories on Baltimore Places: a new open-source resource for local preservationists and historians.