8.0 out of 10

Downtown

Ranked 3rd best neighborhood in Baltimore
39.2910231154941 -76.6143882333433
Great for
  • Eating Out
  • Nightlife
  • Public Transport
  • Medical Facilities
  • Resale or Rental Value
Not great for
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Peace & Quiet
  • Neighborly Spirit
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Who lives here?
  • Singles
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists

Reviews

5/5 rating details
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 5/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 4/5
Mar 01, 2018

"The Charm'tastic Mile Connects Downtown West, Inner Harbor & Harbor East"

The downtown-area is growing with more hi-rises and luxury rental properties. It's also getting a boost in profile & image with The Charm'tastic Mile of Baltimore. The Charm'tastic Mile of simply "The Mile" is the honorary name for the 1.3 mile corridor that runs from MLK Jr Blvd & Pratt (Downtown-West) to Harbor East. The dinning scene has a great selection of restaurants. The surrounding neighborhoods give you different cultural and scenic options. With a little bit more upscale shopping options downtown-Baltimore may become a metropolis that can rival other mid-major to larger cities in America.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish
4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 4/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Parking 4/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 4/5
  • Schools 3/5
  • Childcare 4/5
2yrs+

"Things Will Be Great When We Go Downtown"

Like most downtown areas of large cities, Downtown Baltimore is primarily commercial. While more than 100,000 people work in its offices, restaurants and shops, most of them tend to live in other parts of the city. However, that situation appears to be changing as more and more residents are taking advantage of high rise apartment complexes to allow them to live near where they work and thus eliminate the need for to own a car or drive a long commute.

Much of the skyline of Downtown Baltimore is shut out by both newer skyscrapers and older tall buildings built in the early 20th century. This is not a place for someone who love sunlight and wide open spaces. However, if you are attracted to excitement and an urban pulse, this is where you want to be. If you are fortunate enough to live in on one of the upper floors of the new condominium complexes, you can have you morning coffee while overlooking the expansive city skyline, then walk to work for the day, stepping out to run to one of the nearby bistros for lunch. You can finish up your day with an elegant dinner at one of the popular restaurants along the Inner Harbor and leisurely stroll down by the water. And you can do all this without ever traveling more than a few blocks from home
Pros
  • variety of options
Cons
  • not sunny
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Hipsters
  • Students
  • Trendy & Stylish

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Best Streets in Downtown

1

Saint Paul St

3.5/5
"Beautiful, Lovely street"
39.2910703562341 -76.6139638623261
2

Water St

3/5
"Really Good Times"
39.2886152118974 -76.6090463413954

Unranked Streets in Downtown

Davis St

2/5
"Cut off access"
39.2929822642808 -76.6120663544004
"Busy but nice Downtown Street"
39.2884650387723 -76.6194502260806

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