Kawasaki Lantern Installed on North Shore of Inner Harbor

(July 8, 2020) – Waterfront Partnership and the Baltimore Kawasaki Sister City Committee have completed the relocation of the Kawasaki Stone Lantern from Rash Field to the north shore of the Inner Harbor. The lantern now sits in a park between the World Trade Center and the National Aquarium. Designed with a mix of local plants and authentic Japanese landscaping, the lantern …

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Nightly Road Closures and Parking Restrictions in Fells Point July 2-5, 2020

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that temporary road closures and parking restrictions will be implemented nightly in Fells Point. Starting on Thursday, July 2, 2020 and continuing each evening through Sunday, July 5, 2020, all through traffic will be restricted in Fells Point from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. within the following geographical boundaries: …

Waterfront Partnership Launches “Waterfront Walks” Series

Self-guided walks are social distance-friendly and invite visitors to Baltimore’s Waterfront (July 1, 2020) – The Waterfront Partnership announced today a new self-guided walk series called “Waterfront Walks,” the first of which, Native Plant Gardens, takes visitors on a 1.25-mile walking trail of native plant gardens located along the Inner Harbor’s waterfront promenade. “There are so many exciting ways to experience the Inner Harbor. The Waterfront Walks series encourages outdoor recreation and education along one …

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Nightly Road Closures and Parking Restrictions in Fells Point Begin This Evening

(June 18, 2020) – The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that temporary road closures and parking restrictions will be implemented nightly in Fells Point. Starting this evening, Thursday, June 18, 2020 and continuing each evening through Sunday, June 21, 2020, all through traffic will be restricted in Fells Point from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. within the …

Second Chance Partnership Featured on FOX 45 Morning News

(June 15, 2020) – Earlier today, FOX 45 Morning News visited the Rash Field construction site to hear from Laurie Schwartz, our President and CEO, and to learn about our plans for the park. The team also interviewed Mark Foster, Founder and President of Second Chance, to hear about our commitment to the environment and workforce development by salvaging cobblestones, …

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Fell’s Point Road Closures and Parking Restrictions

Below is an outline of the parking restrictions and road closures that will be in effect from 4:00PM – 6:00AM on Friday, June 12, Saturday, June 13, and Sunday, June 14. The parking restrictions and road closures that begin at 4:00PM on Sunday, June 14 will end on Monday, June 15, at 6:00AM. Road Closures S Broadway (northbound and southbound) between Aliceanna St …

Rash Report: Preparing for Demolition

(June 4, 2020) – Our construction crews have been hard at work this week preparing to connect temporary electric service to the Inner Harbor and to begin demolition. Teams from Hirsch Electric and Ruppert Landscape are building a new concrete pad for a new transformer, so that the existing transformer can be removed. Meanwhile, the National Weather Service deconstructed the …

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Overnight Fleet Street Closure

(June 4, 2020) – The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that a portion of Fleet Street in Harbor East will close overnight for sign work.   Starting at 7:00 p.m. this evening, Thursday, June 4, 2020 Fleet Street will be closed to through traffic between Exeter Street and Central Avenue with detours in effect.  This portion …

Waterfront Partnership partners with Second Chance to reduce waste, create jobs

(May 27, 2020) – Earlier this morning, Waterfront Partnership and Whiting-Turner welcomed Second Chance to the Rash Field construction site. Second Chance, a Baltimore city nonprofit social enterprise, salvages building materials to resell in its Russell Street warehouse. It uses the proceeds from those sales to create jobs for local residents with barriers to employment. Second Chance salvaged cobblestones, bathroom …

Waterfront Wellness Launches 2020 Season with Free Virtual Fitness Library

(May 26, 2020) – The popular Waterfront Wellness fitness series presented by Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore and Medifast® has relaunched for the 2020 season, offering access to a free library of virtual classes offered by local gyms, fitness organizations and instructors.  “Our goal with Waterfront Wellness has always been to make health and wellness easy and accessible for the Baltimore …

5/19: Rash Report – Construction Begins

It was a busy week at Rash Field, as Whiting-Turner and its subcontractors completed their first week of construction. Last week, construction crews began building a new electrical transformer pad that will supply the Inner Harbor with power throughout construction. Residents and visitors will also notice a big change to the site – a construction fence that extends from the …

BBJ: Rash Field’s $17 million revamp is underway, pandemic or not

Rash Field Park construction was featured in the Baltimore Business Journal on May 11, 2020. The multimillion-dollar overhaul of one of Baltimore’s most public-facing waterfront parks is forging ahead, aiming to make better use of the land with amenities catering to families and Baltimoreans. “Nothing has been scaled back,” said Laurie Schwartz, president of the Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore, which is overseeing the …

The Waterfront is Open and Ready For You!

Several restaurants are open for dining, takeout and delivery and retailers and other attractions are open and ready to serve you! Please call ahead or visit your favorite business(es) on social media to see if their hours and what services they are providing. Neighborhood Updates: Inner Harbor: The National Aquarium is currently open to the public. In response to COVID-19, …

Governor Hogan Pledges $500,000 for Rash Field Park

Governor Larry Hogan today committed $500,000 in Fiscal Year 2021 towards the construction of Rash Field Park as part of his FY 21 State Capital Budget. We are grateful to Governor Hogan and the State of Maryland for investing in Rash Field Park. To date, the State has invested $4.7 million towards Phase I and Phase II of park construction, …

Waterfront Partnership Breaks Ground on Rash Field Park

(BALTIMORE) – Waterfront Partnership, joined by Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, officials from the City of Baltimore, Maryland State Delegates from the 46th district, community and project partners, and students from Francis Scott Key Elementary School, held a ceremonial groundbreaking today on Phase I of the future Rash Field Park. The new world-class urban waterfront park will replace the underutilized …

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Traffic Modifications for New Year’s Eve at the Inner Harbor

The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists of the commercial vehicle restrictions and traffic modifications that will be implemented for Baltimore’s New Year’s Eve Spectacular at the Inner Harbor. In preparation for the festivities, temporary commercial vehicle restrictions will be in effect from 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 until 2:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 01, …

Rash Field Park Project Wins Community Legacy Award

We’re excited to be a recipient of a Community Legacy award from the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development! This award helps us realize the dream to build Rash Field Park, a 7 1/2 acre public park along the south shore of the Inner Harbor. Considered one of the state’s most flexible revitalization programs, Community Legacy awarded $6 million …

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Weekend Road Closures | November 8-10, 2019

Hanover Street Bridge Closure This Weekend for Ongoing Maintenance Work  The Baltimore City Department of Transportation would like to advise motorists that the Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge will be closed part of the weekend for ongoing maintenance work.  Starting at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, November 8, 2019, the Hanover Street Bridge/Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge will be closed to through traffic in both …

Inner Harbor Ice Rink Brilliantly Opens for 2019-2020 Season

Waterfront Partnership will officially open the Inner Harbor Ice Rink sponsored by the Joseph & Harvey Meyerhoff Family Charitable Funds during a celebration at 5:30 p.m. this evening that will feature remarks by Mayor Bernard “Jack” C. Young, a Believe in Music youth performance and disco-themed ice skaters. The first 100 children at tonight’s event will enjoy free ice-skating and …