Frankford is a neighborhood in Baltimore, Maryland.
People who prefer a relaxed environment will enjoy Frankford. This part of the city is reasonably quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although there are still several louder sections, especially close to Interstate 895. Lastly, there are a few green spaces nearby for residents to enjoy, including Moore Run Park and Radecke Playfield, and they are very well-situated, which results in them being easy to access from the majority of locations within Frankford.
About one third of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, making it easy to find apartments in Frankford, and the rest of the houses are mainly small apartment buildings, single detached homes, and townhouses. This area is primarily composed of one bedroom and three bedroom homes. About 55% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home whereas the rest are owners. Most of the housing growth in this part of the city happened pre-1960.
Both primary and secondary schools are easy to walk to from most properties for sale in this area. Residents can choose between public and private elementary schools. Concerning food, the closest supermarket in Frankford is typically only a short walk away. In addition, Frankford is a good place in which to go out to eat, for instance on Arizona Avenue, and a small number of coffee shops is available as well.
This neighborhood is a fairly pleasant part of Baltimore for pedestrians; most daily needs are easy to carry out without the use of a vehicle. In contrast, the bike is a somewhat poor means of transportation in Frankford because there is a considerable amount of slopes. Nonetheless, the bicycling infrastructure is fairly good. Public transit users may find few options in Frankford due to the infrequent service. Thankfully, residents have access to a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most properties. On the other hand, the favored way to navigate this part of the city is very often a car. It is easy to park, and it is a reasonably short car ride to the nearest highway from any location in this area.