Morgan Park is a neighborhood in Baltimore, Maryland.
Morgan Park offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. Most areas in this part of Baltimore are very quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor. Finally, public green spaces, like Mount Pleasant Park, are very well-situated and there are a few of them nearby for residents to check out, which makes it very easy to get to them.
The sizeable percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of Morgan Park is an important part of its character. The properties in this part of Baltimore are very old, since roughly 90% of its dwellings were constructed pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built 1980. This neighborhood also has a choice of housing size options - it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About all of the population of this neighborhood own their home while the rest are renters.
Both primary and secondary schools are convenient to walk to from most properties for sale in this neighborhood. Regarding food, a grocery store is typically accessible within a reasonably short walk from any location in Morgan Park.
This neighborhood is reasonably conducive to traveling on foot; many day-to-day errands can be run without the use of a vehicle. In contrast, biking is difficult in this neighborhood since the bicycling infrastructure is somewhat poor, and cyclists are faced with a significant amount of elevation changes. The public transit network in this part of Baltimore is rather poor. On the other hand, this part of the city is reasonably car friendly. It is straightforward to park.