Mount Vernon Place is the centerpiece of a National Historic Landmark District, and part of Baltimore’s famous Mount Vernon neighborhood. Around the squares are stunning examples of 19th century architecture, like the Garrett-Jacobs Mansion
. Right on the square is found the internationally-recognized Walters Art Museum
and the Peabody
Conservatory and Library. As Baltimore’s historic cultural center, the Mount Vernon neighborhood is also home to the Maryland Center for History & Culture
, theatres and symphony orchestras, as well as fabulous restaurants—which all contribute to its rich cultural fabric.