Homes for sale in Bolton Hill are located directly northwest of downtown Baltimore. Bolton Hill is home to roughly 2,000 residents comprised of all age groups, races, religions, ethnic backgrounds and lifestyles, making it one of the most diverse and accepting neighborhoods in Baltimore. It’s 19thcentury homes range from traditional row houses to elaborately decorated Queen Anne designs, from huge mansions to early brick cottages and, alley houses, to duplexes with small front yards to early 20th century apartment buildings and carriage houses.
Deriving its name from “Bolton-le-Moors,” the English property after which the Baltimore merchant, George Grundy, named his original estate house (now the current site of the Fifth Regiment Armory), Bolton Hill was once home to prominent residents including writer F. Scott Fitzgerald, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson; Johns Hopkins first president Daniel Coit Gilman; department store owners Thomas O’Neill and David Hutzler; and philanthropist Jacob Epstein. You can find these homes by looking for the Distinctive Blue Plaques on the front of the homes where these individuals once resided.
Only 1.5 miles from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, and 2 miles from Camden Yards and Ravens Stadium, Bolton Hill is a community with quaint urban parks, historic fountains, and grand monuments, grocery stores, a florist, restaurants, hardware and drug stores, bed-and-breakfasts, and more. Considered part of Baltimore’s Cultural District, Bolton Hill is within walking distance of the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Lyric Opera House, University of Baltimore, Maryland Institute College of Art, and Theatre Project. Bolton Hill residents can meander over to America’s largest free 3-day arts festival, Artscape, which attracts more than 350,000 and features 150+ fine artists, fashion designers crafts people, visual art exhibits, food vendors and musicians. Neighboring Mt. Vernon, with the Enoch Pratt Free Library, Walters Art Museum, Peabody Conservatory, Antique Row, more shops, and restaurants is a ten minute walk away.
Bolton Hill is conveniently located to i83 and public transportation includes the light rail Cultural Center stop on Howard Street, the State Center subway stop on Dolphin and City transit buses along the periphery of the neighborhood. Residents can also quickly hop a train with a 5 minute walk to Baltimore’s Penn Station, or catch a plane from Thurgood Marshall BWI with a 20 minute drive.
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