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Directions & Parking

Public Transit:

The Charm City Circulator is a free bus service in Baltimore. We encourage residents and visitors to use this service—not only is it free, it’s efficient. A shuttle arrives every 10 minutes at the designated stops on each route. The Washington Monument is along the purple route of the Charm City Circulator. It’s stop number 307 on the purple route, stopping at N. Charles Street and East Mount Vernon Place.

Mount Vernon Place is the centerpiece of Baltimore’s  historic Mt. Vernon Cultural District, about one mile north of the Inner Harbor and downtown business district. It is conveniently located near MTA bus lines (Nos. 3, 11, 31, 61, and 64) and the Centre Street Light Rail stop.

Driving:

Use the Google Map, linked below, to get turn-by-turn directions to Mount Vernon Place.


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From points north of Baltimore (Philadelphia, New York)

Take I-95 south through the Fort McHenry Tunnel. Take exit 53 (I-395) north which is Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Once on Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., continue to Druid Hill Avenue. Turn right onto Druid Hill Avenue. Druid Hill Avenue becomes Centre Street. Proceed on Centre Street to Cathedral Street.  Turn left on Centre Street, and left again on to Charles Street where you will be at the base of the South Park.

From points south of Baltimore (Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia)

Follow I-95 north to exit 53 (I-395) which is Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Once on Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., continue to Druid Hill Avenue. Turn right onto Druid Hill Avenue. Druid Hill Avenue becomes Centre Street. Proceed on Centre Street to Cathedral Street.   Turn left on Centre Street, and left again on to Charles Street where you will be at the base of the South Park.

From points northwest of Baltimore (Harrisburg-York PA)

Follow I-83 south to exit 5, Maryland Avenue. Turn left at the top of the ramp onto Maryland Avenue. Maryland Avenue becomes Cathedral Street. Follow Cathedral to Centre Street. Turn left on Centre Street, and left again on to Charles Street where you will be at the base of the South Park.

Parking:

There are many options for parking that are convenient to Mount Vernon Place.

On Charles Street:

  • 520 North Charles Street, between Hamilton and Centre
  • Corner of Charles and Read
  • 926 North Charles Street, between Read and Eager Streets
  • Corner of Charles and Eager

Nearby:

  • Franklin Street Garage, on Franklin between Charles and Cathedral Streets
  • LAZ Parking Lot, northwest corner of Cathedral and Centre Streets
  • Peabody Garage, at St. Paul and Centre Streets
  • The Baltimore Sun Garage, 601 North Calvert Street

Metered and free street parking are also available in the neighborhood.

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