Two city arts districts are injecting new life into neighborhoods that have long needed it.
Let’s play word association, Baltimore style. If you hear “North Avenue,” what comes to mind? If someone brings up “Highlandtown,” what do you think of?
Words like decay, crime, blight, drugs, and lay-offs might make the list. On a more upbeat note, maybe retro, ethnic, and blue-collar occur to you, too.
But did “art” come up at all? How about creativity, diversity, investment, and destination?