• 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 […]

  • W North Ave Streetscape

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    West North Avenue Streetscape Conceptual Master Plan

    NDC was contacted to facilitate a conceptual design process for the West North Avenue streetscape that addresses three miles of the corridor from Howard Street in the center of Baltimore to Hilton Parkway on the far west side…

  • Riverdale Park Winter Pop-Up Farmers Market

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    Riverdale Park Winter Pop-Up Farmers Market

    The Town of Riverdale Park Farmers Market Committee needed design and technical assistance to activate a long vacant shop front by implementing an indoor pop-up farmers market for the winter 2014-15 season.

  • CDW BAIB garden and orchard

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    Branch Avenue in Bloom Community Garden and Urban Orchard

    Branch Avenue In Bloom (BAIB) came to NDC with an innovative vision to transform a disused, dead-end road behind a fast food restaurant on a major thoroughfare…

  • Francis Scott Key Elementary School Landscape Plan

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    Francis Scott Key Elementary School Edible Courtyard

    Francis Scott Key Elementary School’s courtyard was transformed with trees and shrubs providing learning experiences as well as healthy, local food for many generations of students over the coming years…

  • Annual Awards at Whitehall Mill

    The evening of June 1, NDC joined with our partners, volunteers and family to celebrate notable Maryland influencers in the design and community development fields, share recent accomplishments and launch our vision for NDC’s next five years. As we move into our 50th year, exciting growth and development are on the horizon, as we build […]

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-Margaret Morgan Hubbard, Eco-City Farm

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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.