Washington Monument in Mount Vernon Square.
Where can you get a good cup of coffee around here?
1001 Cathedral Street
3 blocks from Chase Court
Donna's Cafe & Coffee Bar
2 West Madison Street
4 blocks from Chase Court
1209 North Charles Street
3 blocks from Chase Court
T-Mobile HotSpot wireless broadband Internet service.
PNC Bank, corner of Chase and North Charles Streets
1 block from Chase
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About the neigborhood of Mount Vernon
Baltimore's Cultural District
Mount Vernon acquired its land and name during the 19th
century when John Eager Howard and his heirs donated what was
then the highest point in Baltimore to become the site for the
first memorial to George Washington. The site of the Washington
Monument in Mount Vernon Square (5 blocks south of Chase Court,
on North Charles Street) is generally regarded as one of the
most beautiful urban sites in the world.
Between 1800 and 1900 Mount Vernon was at the center of Baltimore's transformation
from an insignificant harbor city to a place of prominence and wealth. This was
the time when fortunes were made and great philanthropies bestowed. During the
neighborhood's early history, wealthy residents including Henry and William Walters,
Robert Garrett, A.S. Abell, and Theodore Marburg commissioned well-known architects
such as Niernsee & Neilson, Stanford White, John Russell Pope, and Robert
Mills to build the grand buildings and monuments that still grace the neighborhood.
The Belvedere, constructed in 1901.
140 West Mount Royal Avenue, (410) 685-5086
5 blocks from Chase
The Baltimore home of Broadway and opera. The acoustics of the Lyric are world-renowned,
and conductors and performers alike have attested to this fact from the beginning.
Not only is the theatre a cultural and architectural landmark, it is a world
landmark when judged in terms of its sound.
The Company performs at the
Lyric (see above).
From the first performance by the Company in 1950 of Rosa Ponselle's
Aïda to the spectacular new American opera Dead Man Walking, opera is thriving
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
1212 Cathedral Street
(410) 783-8000, (877) BSO-1444
5 blocks from Chase
The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is internationally recognized as having
achieved a preeminent place among the world's most important orchestras. Acclaimed
for its uncompromising pursuit of artistic excellence, the Baltimore Symphony
has attracted a devoted national and international following.
The Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall has been the home of the Baltimore
Symphony Orchestra since its opening in 1982. The 2,443-seat hall has been hailed
for its pristine acoustics and versatility. The Meyerhoff has played host to
international classical stars such
as cellist Yo-Yo Ma, violinist Joshua Bell and pianist Emanuel Ax, and popular
performers including singer-songwriter Harry Connick, Jr., bluegrass singer Allison
Krauss and comedian Jerry Seinfeld.
The Walters Art Museum
600 North Charles Street, (410) 547-9000
5 blocks from Chase
Hours: Wednesday - Sunday , 11 AM - 5 PM, Fridays 'til 8 PM
The Walters Art Museum is internationally renowned for its collection
of art. The collection presents an
overview of world art from pre-dynastic Egypt to 20th-century Europe, and counts
among its many treasures Greek sculpture and Roman sarcophagi; medieval ivories
and Old Master paintings; Art Deco jewelry and 19th-century European and American
to the museum is free.
Charm City Yoga
107 East Preston Street, (410) 234-8967
Hot Vinyasa is the signature style of Charm City Yoga. The room is heated to
85 to 90 degress so your body is warmed, allowing for deeper stretching. The
muscles, tendons and ligaments become soft and more flexible. The heat promotes
sweating which is a method of cleansing to aid in the healing aspects of this
yoga style. All levels of practitioners are welcomed. Hot
Vinyasa is a
vigorous yoga. Please
bring water and a towel.
North Charles Street, (410) 727-FILM
6 blocks from Chase Court
The only theatre of its kind in Baltimore, The Charles has the unique distinction
of offering first-run specialty films in addition to Hollywood movies, foreign
films and cinema classics. The 1150-seat, 23,000 square-foot movie house is located
in one of Charles Street's most intriguing historic buildings.
Train to Washington
Baltimore Penn Station
1515 North Charles Street, (410) 539-5000
3 blocks from Chase
The Penn Line of the MARC Train service operates on Monday through Friday ONLY,
with service to Washington Union Station. It is inexpensive and an excellent
way to visit Washington, DC on weekdays. The ride takes about 45 minutes.
Jones Falls Area
1901 Falls Road, (410) 547-0264
9 blocks from Chase
Hours: Sunday, 12 PM - 5 PM (Year-round)
Saturday, 12 PM -
5 PM (June through October)
Admission includes unlimited rides on original Baltimore streetcars, displays,
an audio-visual presentation of Baltimore's streetcar history and a guided carhouse
Oriole Park at Camden Yards
333 West Camden Street, (888) 848-BIRD
a mile from
Home of the Baltimore Orioles, Oriole Park at
Camden Yards was the first of the "retro" major league
ballparks constructed during the 1990s and early 2000s, and remains one
of the most highly praised.
M&T Bank Stadium
1101 Russell Street, (410) 261-RAVE
a mile and a quarter from Chase
TicketMaster: (800) 551-SEAT(7328)
National Aquarium in Baltimore
501 East Pratt Street
Court (about a mile)
A world-class aquarium featuring a tropical rain forest, dolphin
shows, large permanent exhibits of sharks and rays, and a new $70 million
Australian reef exhibit.
Baltimore & Ohio
901 West Pratt Street, (410) 752-2490
a mile from Chase Court
Visitors to the B&O Railroad Museum can tour many
of the Museum's facilities including the 1884 Roundhouse where
you can climb aboard a real locomotive and see the most comprehensive
collection of American railroad artifacts in the world. Free train
rides are offered on Tuesdays - Sundays from April through December.
The Baltimore Museum of Art
Art Museum Drive, North Charles & 31st streets
two miles from Chase Court
Matisse, Picasso, sculpture gardens, ancient mosaics, contemporary
art, a cafe, make this museum a must-see for art lovers and visitors
seeking a relaxing afternoon.
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