Broadway East, Baltimore
neighborhood statistical area
|• Total||0.440 sq mi (1.14 km2)|
|• Land||0.440 sq mi (1.14 km2)|
|• Density||15,000/sq mi (5,800/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code||410, 443, and 667|
Broadway East is a neighborhood in the East District of Baltimore. Its boundaries are the south side of North Avenue, the west side of Milton Street, the east side of Broadway, and the north side of Biddle Street. The neighborhood lies east of Oliver, north of Middle East, south of Lake Clifton, and west of Berea.
Though the area was once considered middle-class, it has in the last century experienced economic depression, housing abandonment, crime, and racial rioting. Its residents are largely lower income African Americans. A filming location for The Wire (TV series), a Baltimore-based HBO drama. The Broadway East community is undergoing a resurgence which includes the renovation of the American Brewery (building) and the Baltimore Food Hub, which is currently under construction.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Broadway East, Baltimore.|
- Baltimore '68: Riots and Rebirth Overview. Langsdale Library Special Collections. University of Baltimore.
- "Clifton-Berea" (PDF). Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance. Jacob France Institute. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-03-21.
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