Posted on May 3, 2017
Visit Baltimore's staff explored several of Baltimore's unique neighborhoods and learned about new city developments and initiatives during the annual staff retreat on Friday, April 21.
Special guest speakers Kirby Fowler, president of Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, Bill Cole, president & CEO, Baltimore Development Corporation, and Alexandra Smith, special assistant to the chief of staff for the Mayor's Office shared the latest construction and transportation developments happening around the city as well as goals for the future.
Following the morning's speakers, the staff headed out to enjoy lunch at R. House to learn about the history, developments and future of Remington from Thibault Manekin, co-founder of Seawall Development. The team then visited The Avenue Bakery to learn about the rich cultural history of Pennsylvania Avenue and its revitalization from Jim Hamlin, owner of the Avenue Bakery. The trip ended with a visit to Station North's Motor House where the team heard from Jeanie Howell, executive director of Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance about the neighborhood's exciting growth.