Originally led June – September 2016
Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD
Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is a celebrated success of waterfront redevelopment, but its spectacular looks disguise a contested past and challenging present. Discover the real stories of how powerful people, visionary plans, and community movements are still transforming the former industrial wharf into a premiere public space for all. Secret loading docks, coded brick patterns, environmental engineering, and forgotten monuments all reveal Baltimore’s hidden truths.
The 90 minute Inner Harbor Baltimore Drift tour includes:
A people’s’ history of Baltimore’s waterfront transformation
Creative interpretations of architecture, urban design, and the harbor
Playful, participatory activities revealing who can do what where
Funny smells and free souvenirs