Enjoy holiday tours at Mount Clare Museum and the Mother Seton House Don't forget to contact Congress to help save the federal historic tax credit December 7, 2017

As we head into the holidays, we hope you can join us on our two remaining heritage tours of 2017. On Saturday December 16, we’re… Read more

Rowhouses with colorfully painted porches and bay windows.
Historic holiday tours and events this December! Don't miss the Union Square Cookie Tour, Charles Village Snowflake Tour, and other upcoming special events November 28, 2017

This Sunday, December 3, we are holding our second and final tour of the War Memorial in partnership with the Johns Hopkins University Symphony. After… Read more

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Explore Baltimore Heritage

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