Upton, Baltimore, MD

Upton Neighborhood Guide Baltimore, MD

About

Upton is a historic and residential neighborhood located in the heart of Baltimore, Maryland, surrounded by Pennsylvania Avenue, Freemont Avenue, Dolphin Street, and Dolphin Street. Known for its rich African-American cultural heritage, Upton was the center of Baltimore's civil rights movement in the 1960s. Landmarks like the Upton Boxing Center and the Avenue Bakery add to the neighborhood's unique charm. The neighborhood is easily accessible, adjacent to State Route 1 and Interstate 83.

What You Will Love About Upton, Baltimore, Maryland

  • You'll love the neighborhood's deep historic roots, especially the Arch Social Club, a cultural institution founded in 1912, which is a hub of African American music, culture, and community.
  • Upton’s boxing center, where several world champions trained, is a testament to the neighborhood's rich sporting culture.
  • The Baker's View Residences, a collection of renovated Victorian row homes, embody the charm of old Baltimore.

What’s Nearby

Upton is situated near downtown Baltimore, with quick, convenient access to all the city has to offer. The neighborhood is close to University of Maryland, Baltimore and Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Just a short drive away is Druid Hill Park, one of the country's oldest landscaped public parks.

Lifestyle

Life in Upton is a mix of urban living with a strong sense of community and cultural heritage. The neighborhood hosts regular community events, lending a constant vibrancy to the area. The Pennsylvania Avenue corridor offers a variety of shopping and dining opportunities, making Upton an active, exciting place to live.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 264 restaurants, 41 grocery stores, and 31 parks within a mile of the Upton neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Save-A-Lot

    Retail, Discount Store, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    1101 Pennsylvania Ave

  • GROCERY
    The Avenue Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    1634 Pennsylvania Ave

  • GROCERY
    George Grocery Store

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    606 N Eutaw St

  • GROCERY
    Brown Grocery & Carry Out

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    1049 N Mount St

  • GROCERY
    The Corner Store

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    1114 Cathedral St

  • GROCERY
    Penn Supermarket

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.8 miles

    2400 Pennsylvania Ave

Upton Apartments and Rentals

348 Rental properties in Upton, Baltimore, MD.

  • Chesapeake Commons property

    Contact for Price

    Chesapeake Commons

    1–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    Upcoming Availability

  • Mount Vernon Apartments property

    $999+

    Mount Vernon Apartments

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    400–2000 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • The 501 property

    $970+

    The 501

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    284–921 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • The Atrium Apartments and Lofts property

    $1,132+

    The Atrium Apartments and Lofts

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    504–1535 Sqft

    4 Units Available

  • 611 Park Avenue property

    $1,140+

    611 Park Avenue

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    282–930 Sqft

    5 Units Available

  • Monument Place Apartments property

    $1,000+

    Monument Place Apartments

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    481–1228 Sqft

    3 Units Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
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6.2%
utilities
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10.4%
food
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3.9%
transportation
0%
2.7%
healthcare
0%
2.4%

Upton Demographics

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Upton Reviews

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  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 2 of 2 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 2 of 2 renters

  • Nearby Parks

    Yes

    Say 2 of 2 renters

  • Near Schools

    Yes

    Say 2 of 2 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    Yes

    Say 1 of 2 renters

  • Near Downtown

    Yes

    Say 1 of 2 renters

Upton Transportation

walk bike and transit

Very Walkable

81/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Bikeable

60/100
Bike Score®

Excellent Transit

74/100
7 bus stops, 4 train stops, 4 other stops

Upton / Avenue Market - Metro Station

Train Stop

Pennsylvania Ave

Mta Light Rail

Other

344 W North Ave

State Center Station

Train Stop

300 W Preston St

Source: foursquare.com

Upton Schools

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