• Reuse Art Park Project

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    Reuse Art Park Project

      Community Forklift, an iconic Port Towns institution focused on disrupting the building materials waste stream, has a vision to turn their overflow parking lot into a one-of-a-kind community asset. Three years ago, NDC partnered to provide with initial site concepts in the form of a master plan, and since then, the Forklift team has […]

  • Cherry Hill Vision Plan

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    Cherry Hill Vision Plan

    NDC Project # 2390 Community Design Works Completed in 2015. In 2015, the Cherry Hill Development Corporation (CHDC) requested for the Neighborhood Design Center to assist with creating a community investment strategy to guide public and private investment in their neighborhood.  They were hoping to enact changes in their built environment that address numerous issues […]

  • NDC partners with United Workers on ArtPlace proposal

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    NDC partners with United Workers on ArtPlace proposal

    In recent years, the creative forces at United Workers have been making headlines in their successful battle against a massive trash incinerator proposed for construction in the Curtis Bay community, alongside one of Baltimore’s industrial waterfronts. Galvanized as a force for equitable urban redevelopment, The Land Trust: Curtis Bay (The Trust) was born, and continues […]

  • Darley Park Secures Bond Bill

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    Darley Park Secures Bond Bill

    via Sweat Equity + Community Design + Community Organizing! Darley Park is a tight-knit residential community bordered to the west by Harford Road. Community leaders have for years worked on improving the neighborhoods gateways, seeking support for their goal of a community park and amphitheater to replace vacancy and disuse. In 2015, NDC and the 6th Branch, a veteran-led […]

  • Gehl Award, Research and Placemaking Week Amsterdam

    NDC was thrilled to be selected by Gehl Institute as one of just three equity-focused design groups to win a national competition this summer alongside Latent Design/Archeworks (Chicago) and Dotte Agency (Kansas).  We’ve been working hard on our research and will be presenting the findings at Placemaking Week in Amsterdam and the Gehl conference in Philadelphia this October!

‘NDC is without a doubt one of our most prized partners. Their unique set of services cannot be secured anywhere else, at any cost.’
-Margaret Morgan Hubbard, Eco-City Farm

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After Hours

When: Thursday, October 19 5:30-7:30 PM

Where: Joesquared

33 North Ave, Baltimore MD 21201

Join fellow NDC volunteers and community partners for sparkling conversation.  Meet NDC’s new project coordinator (and former volunteer) Johnny Macon! Learn about NDC’s newest projects and how you can get involved!

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The Neighborhood Design Center provides access to pro bono design services in underserved communities in Baltimore City and Prince George’s County, MD. In collaboration with neighborhood groups, local government agencies and fellow nonprofits, we support locally driven initiatives for neighborhoods pursuing improved quality of life within their built environments.