Baltimore and Its Neighborhoods
Baltimore is a city of neighborhoods. For a century Baltimore was
a leading industrial port city, a heritage evident still in communities
such as Fells Point and Canton which maintain maritime and historic
character. Some neighborhoods are rooted in ethnic or working-class
still in ethnic restaurants and festivals.
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Read about a few of the neighborhoods near the campus where many
of our students live:
through Baltimore's many places for shopping, entertainment,
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Students have access to athletic centers on both University campuses—the
O'Conner Recreation Center on the Homewood Campus and the Denton
Cooley Athletic Center on the JHMI campus. Facilities include
gyms, a swimming and diving pool, squash and racquetball courts,
weight rooms, a cardiovascular area, a climbing wall, a coed sauna,
an outdoor track, tennis courts, and playing fields.
Maryland is a small state, but its topography ranges from the Atlantic
Ocean shore and the Chesapeake Bay to the Allegheny and Appalachian
mountains. State parks in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia offer
opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing and cross
Mountain Club of
Baltimore Canoe Club
Museum of Art
The Smithsonian Institution
in Washington, D.C.