If you have visited Baltimore’s historic Mount Vernon neighborhood, there is a good chance you have driven by or walked past one of our new Doors Open Baltimore sites—Chase Brexton Health Care’s Mt. Vernon Center located in the Monumental Life Building.
“A number of years ago we did a series of affordable housing rehabs in West Baltimore close to Lafayette and the neighborhood around Lafayette Square. One day I was coming back, came up the street—I usually go another way—and said, ‘Wow! This is really neat.’ That sort sparked my interest in that whole Victorian neighborhood,” recounts David Gleason, the 2016 West Lafayette Avenue tour guide.