Broadway East, Baltimore

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Broadway East
neighborhood statistical area
2401–2419 E. Lafayette Avenue, Baltimore (32278489063).jpg
Broadway East is located in Baltimore
Broadway East
Broadway East
Coordinates: 39°18′30″N 76°35′21″W / 39.30833°N 76.58917°W / 39.30833; -76.58917Coordinates: 39°18′30″N 76°35′21″W / 39.30833°N 76.58917°W / 39.30833; -76.58917
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.440 sq mi (1.14 km2)
 • Land0.440 sq mi (1.14 km2)
 • Total6,629
 • Density15,000/sq mi (5,800/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code410, 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.[1][2]

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.

See also[edit]

List of Baltimore neighborhoods


  1. ^ a b c "Broadway East neighborhood in Baltimore". Retrieved June 30, 2011.
  2. ^ "East District Maps". Baltimore City Neighborhoods Portal. City of Baltimore. Retrieved June 30, 2011.

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