Green Space Resources

Starting a Green Space in Baltimore

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500 N. Block Duncan Street Community Garden, protected since 2012.

If you want to start a new green space in Baltimore, here are some resources:

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Baltimore City Policy on Preserving Community-Managed Open Spaces

Baltimore Green Space worked with Baltimore City government to develop a City policy that favors the preservation of neighborhoods’ urban oases.


A picture’s worth a thousand words — and so is a research finding. Here are links to academic papers that show how or why community-managed open spaces provide a broad range of benefits to their communities: