A Walking Tour of Baltimore's Inner Harbor
by Doug Gelbert
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. Whether you are preparing for a road trip or just out to look at your own town in a new way, a downloadable walking tour from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are.
Each walking tour describes historical and architectural landmarks and provides pictures to help out when those pesky street addresses are missing. Every tour also includes a quick primer on identifying architectural styles seen on American streets.
Baltimore's harbor has been one of the major seaports in the United States since the 1700s and one of the country's biggest urban tourist attractions since a cultural renaissance in the 1970s.
Voters approved the first bond issue ($52 million) for Inner Harbor redevelopment in 1964. In addition, more than $14 million in city bond issues and $47 million in federal grants will eventually be approved for acquiring and clearing land surrounding the harbor basin. The clearing of 110 acres of land around the harbor began in 1967.
This walking tour of Baltimore's Inner Harbor will start at Harborplace, on the corner between the two indoor shopping malls that started it all...
- Doug Gelbert, January 2010
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