Pigtown Design: #This is Baltimore

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In early June, I posted a series of images which I have hash-tagged #ThisIsBaltimore. As you know, one raison d’etre of  Pigtown Design is to present the side of Baltimore generally not seen by those who do not live here. Here’s a funny piece on Yahoo by Bryn Mawr alum Annie Thomas on what NOT to say to someone from Baltimore. Click here to read.

The always amazing and fascinating American Visionary Art Museum.instagram1

The secret Buddha, a project of a student at Maryland Institute College of Art.image

A flag-holder at the University of Baltimore.image

Secret art installation for Artscape 2014, the largest free art festival in the USA.image

The Homeland Lakes, a series of urban lakes.image

The Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens in Druid Hill.image

An unusual roof-line and great windows – don’t they look like an artist’s garret?image

The Patterson Park Pagodaimage

An art installation made with old cast iron columns and stained glass.photo (3)

And what would Baltimore be without some of our local blue crabs?crabs

I’d like to continue this series once a month. It’s important to me to show people the city that I love and where my family has lived for more than 12 generations.

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  1. Thank you, Meg, for your always good-looking, interesting posts. Thanks too for sharing the fun piece by Annie Thomas.

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