Located just north of Baltimore, you'll find the area of Mt. Vernon. As one of the oldest neighborhoods in Baltimore, Mt. Vernon reflects the historic and cultural richness of the area. The community embraces modern amenities with a vibrant entertainment scene of art, music, shopping and dining. For those who want to live in the heart and soul of Baltimore, Mt. Vernon is a perfect fit!
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As of 2000, there were about 4,520 people residing in Mt. Vernon. The community is made up of a diverse population. Mt. Vernon is home to singles, couples, families and retirees. A child-friendly community, it has several features that support families.
Once an area that was made up of mansions and grand single-family dwellings, Mt. Vernon homes trend more toward condos, Victorian row houses and townhomes. You’ll find many buildings with a wonderful historic significance.
Mt. Vernon is part of the Baltimore City Public School District and is home to the popular Baltimore School for the Arts. The unique high school is a dream school for students pursuing the arts. It has a high rating from both parents and the state. Other schools within the neighborhood are private. For those who prefer public education, students can attend schools just outside neighborhood boundaries. Nearby colleges include Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland.
Mt. Vernon is an excellent neighborhood for those who want to live and work in the city. Close to many top employers, Mt. Vernon has several commuter options too. Some of the area's top employers include Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland Medical System and Educational System, MedStar Health, LifeBridge Health, Mercy Health Services, Exelon, Kennedy Kreiger, and Maryland Institute College of the Arts.
Mt. Vernon is an interesting venue for both its historic and cultural value. Walking the streets you’ll find famous landmarks like the Washington Monument and the architecture itself. You’ll find plenty of art and literary attractions, like The Walters Art Museum and the Peabody Library and Enoch Pratt Library. See theater at Center Stage, or learn more about music at the Peabody Musical Institute. Other favorite attractions in the community are the Maryland Historical Society, Howards Park, and the numerous restaurants, shops, and nightlife spots.
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