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Johns Hopkins on 100 block of North Howard Street, West Side Walking Tour

Johns W. Hopkins

Executive Director

Johns Hopkins has been the executive director of Baltimore Heritage since 2003. Before that, Johns worked for the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development developing and implementing smart growth and neighborhood revitalization programs. Johns holds degrees from Yale University, George Washington University Law School, and the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and Environment.

Eli Pousson, West Side Walking Tour with City Neighbors Charter School

Eli Pousson

Director of Preservation & Outreach

Eli Pousson started as a Field Officer at Baltimore Heritage in partnership with the National Trust for Historic Preservation in October 2009. Prior to moving to Baltimore, Eli worked for the DC Office of Historic Preservation and completed graduate work in anthropology and historic preservation at the University of Maryland College Park. Eli continues to work with the Lakeland Community Heritage Project and other heritage organizations in Prince George’s County, Maryland.

Parkway Theater, March 26, 2014. Flickering Treasures © Amy Davis.

Marsha Wise

Tour Coordinator

Marsha Wise has been the tour coordinator of Baltimore Heritage since February 2011. Before that, Marsha worked in the association management industry for 15 years. She is also the author of four books on local history. Marsha holds a degree in corporate communications from the University of Baltimore. In 2012, she earned the Certified Tourism Ambassador designation.