5.2 out of 10


39.3207561411373 -76.6110582945744
Great for
  • Resale or Rental Value
  • Childcare
  • Cost of Living
  • Eating Out
  • Gym & Fitness
Not great for
  • Clean & Green
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Students


3/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Clean & Green 2/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 3/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 3/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 3/5
  • Childcare 3/5

"Take me out to the ballgame...in 1910"

Located in the north-central area of Baltimore, the neighborhood of Harwood is east of Charles Village and south of Waverly. Known as Oxford in the 1870s, the area became known for the brick and frame construction in the area near 25th and Barclay streets. The neighborhood's place in the history of the city is centered around it's role as the site of several successive baseball fields, beginning with the first Oriole Park at the intersection of 25th and Greenmount Avenue and continuing with the second Oriole Park along 30th Street until it burned in 1944.
Today, this charming and close-knit area preserves a particular era's of Baltimore's history. It is a predominately African-American upper-middle class area with rents and housing values near the median for the city as a whole. Because of it's close proximity to the main campus of Johns Hopkins University, students might find it a good low-cost choice for off campus living. Professionals with a connection to the University should also look in this area. It's crime rate is no greater, certainly, than most other neighborhoods in this part of Baltimore. One of the drawbacks is a lack of park space close to the neighborhood. Families with children should look elsewhere in the city.
  • Close proximity to Johns Hopkins
  • Lack of greenspace
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Students

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