Upton ZIP codes: 21217
Upton has all of the ingredients to be a thriving, successful neighborhood: great housing, livable streets, proximity to employment and cultural centers, five train stations within a short walk or drive, a neighborhood commericial district and an extraordinary story to tell about its past. Most of all, Upton has a dedicated core of residents, many of whom have lived in the neighborhood for more than 30 years. These stake holders have refused to let go of their belief in Upton's potential and provided the momentum that moved this planning process forward. The historically rich African American community of Upton is a focus of urban revitalization. Together with the Upton Planning Committee, six neighborhoods have created a family atmosphere while working to keep our community safe and clean. Shaped like a Christmas tree, Upton has zigzag boundaries which extend clockwise from Dolphin and Pennsylvania along Pennsylvania, Preston, -Druid Hill, Biddle, Argyle, Hoffman, Myrtle, Harlem, Brune, George, Fremont, Bloom, Division, Lafayette, McCulloh, and Dolphin. Notable residents of Upton include Chief Justice Thurgood Marshall, Furman Templeton, Judge Harry Cole and former Baltimore Mayor Kurt. L Schmoke.
- Baltimore Resident For 49 Years
What I love most about my neighborhood
The convenience. Easy access to entertainment, sports, education, health care and transit. The architecture and historic character of the larger homes. The people. Families working together and enjoying the neighborhoods.
What brought me here