• Baltimore RENEW

    On December 1, 2015 GGCA, along with five other community associations, stood in front of a row house in East Baltimore/Midway and presented the Community Law Center (CLC) with a check in the amount of $22,553. The Midway row house was one of 57 properties that were part of a… [read more]

    Donation to help establish Baltimore RENEW
  • 2013 Spring Fair

    Yum! Smell the aroma wafting in the air? The harvesting season was kicked off with the first Annual Spring Fair sponsored by Boone Street Farm, Cecil Elementary School Garden Club and Greater Greenmount Community Association.  On Wednesday May 29th from 3-6 PM in the 2100 block of Boone Street, residents enjoyed… [read more]

    Nick and Bobby on the grill
  • 2012 Clean Community Competition Winner

    Greater Greenmount Community Association board members, along with Michael Mazepink of People’s Homesteading Group and Robert Stokes of Councilman Stokes office display a $5,000 symbolic check that GGCA received for being the northeast quadrant winner of the Mayor’s 2012 Clean Community Competition. GGCA was one of seventy-one neighborhood associations that… [read more]

    2012 Clean Community Competition Check
Blighted property in East Baltimore/Midway

Fight Blight

Like many inner city neighborhoods, the area which Greater Greenmount Community Association represents has too many structures that have been all but abandoned by their owners. To help rectify this blight, on April 30, 2013 GGCA along with five other community associations filed a lawsuit in the Circuit Court for… [read more]

American Brewery

Learn

In April and May 2013 GGCA board members attended the 2013 East Baltimore Leadership Academy, a three-session training program held at the renovated American Brewery building on Gay Street and the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Community Center on North Milton Avenue. The program was sponsored by Citizens Planning & Housing… [read more]

Baltimore Showstoppers Marching Band

Celebrate!

Celebrate, indeed. That is what the Boone Street Garden Block Party was all about on October 6, 2012. Coming near the end of the 2012 growing season, neighborhood gardeners, the Boone Street farmers celebrated with  a barbecue, face painting for children, and a demonstration of the skill of the Baltimore Showstoppers… [read more]

Conceptual design of the new Kirk Avenue Bus Maintenance Facility

Environmental Justice

Over the years, Greater Greenmount Community Association and other community groups have expressed our concerns to the Maryland Transit Administration about the noise and air pollution caused by diesel busses idling outside the Kirk Avenue Bus Depot and the impact that this has on the health and well-being of residents.… [read more]

Neil Joseph holding a deconstructed ornamental brick

Job Training

In 2010, Greater Greenmount Community Association, in partnership with Safe and Sound and with support from the Baltimore Office of Sustainability, implemented the Barclay Deconstruction Project. Mr. Lenzie Johnson, Jr. of L&J Construction Services, a Barclay-based company, acted as the licensed demolition company and on-site manager. The project hired nine formerly… [read more]