Look up and down the stretch of Eutaw Place that forms Bolton Hill’s southeastern boundary today and you’ll still see gorgeous old brick and brownstone mansions – mostly well-kept and owner-occupied. Many of the city’s most prominent and wealthy professional and mercantile families once resided in the houses along the 1300 to 1800 blocks, from not long after the Civil War until the early 20th Century, when they moved out to Roland Park and beyond
“There was no one in the world like Nancy Dorman. She believed in this city and the power of art and education. Humanity, a willingness to roll up her sleeves, and an unshakeable commitment to civic betterment — Nancy embodied it all.” (from a statement issued by the BMA).
A young man who grew up on Bolton Street and graduated from Baltimore School for the Arts, Silvio Guitian, 27, is about to become a member of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, based at Lincoln Center in Manhattan and one of the world’s great performing ensembles.
Bolton Hill welcomed a new resident, Oge Okoli, in December 2022. Originally from southeastern Virginia and a Nigerian-American family, Oge was drawn to our neighborhood’s rich history and the unique character of the homes
There’s another newish business in the neighborhood, and for Bolton Hill, made up mostly of grand old residences and apartments, that is news. Primal Massage at 1704 Eutaw Place offers a range of massage and related health and relaxation services.
Kylie Perrotti’s newest cookbook, The Plant-Based 5-Ingredient Cookbook, shows any cook how to take just five readily-available ingredients and transform them into delicious plant-based dishes for any occasion.
Long before the famous Ripkins, Eddie Murray or Frank Robinson, the toast of professional baseball in Baltimore was a man called Foxy Ned Hanlon who lived in Bolton Hill. Now Tom Delise, a longtime English teacher who lives in the neighborhood, has written a biography, Foxy Ned Hanlon: The Baseball Life of a Hall of Fame Manager, co-authored with Jay Seaborg, a retired history teacher and lifelong baseball fan in Mt. Airy.