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Every day, 102,731 employees go to work in downtown Baltimore.

Johns Hopkins University, The Peabody Conservatory and The University of Baltimore are all located on Charles Street. There are a total of 18,262 students in downtown Baltimore.

In 2011, Johns Hopkins University welcomed 5,047 undergraduate students and 1,981 graduate students.

The University of Baltimore welcomed 3,257 Undergraduate students and 2,041 graduate students.

The Peabody Conservatory currently has 750 undergraduate students

There are 42,011 residents in downtown Baltimore

Every day, 3,500 people board Amtrak trains at Baltimore's Penn Station.

There were 2 million visits to the Enoch Pratt Free Library in 2010. The Pratt Library is the first free library in America. It’s located at 400 Cathedral Street

The Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the first cathedral in the United States, is located on the 400 block of N. Charles Street. The Basilica is considered one of the finest 19th century buildings in the world.

In 1830, the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company built the first railroad station in Baltimore.

There are over 175,000 visitors to The Walters Art Museum each year.

The Brewer's Art, named best bar in America by Esquire Magazine, is located at 1106 N. Charles Street.

Baltimore's only surviving speakeasy, the Owl Bar, is located in the Belvedere at 1 East Chase Street.

Literary giants F. Scott Fitzgerald, Upton Sinclair, H.L. Mencken, and Edgar Allan Poe all called Mount Vernon home.

The country's first monument to President George Washington was built in Baltimore in 1831.

6.5 million tourists visit Baltimore every year

 

 

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