Many of the existing homes and commercial structures date to the 18th and 19th century, and have been diligently restored to preserve their quaint charm and historic character. The Robert Long House, circa 1765, is Baltimore’s oldest surviving urban residence, and is now maintained as a museum.
The cobblestone streets of Fells Point are alive with restaurants, taverns, small theaters, galleries, antique and vintage clothing shops, and many other unique establishments. The neighborhood offers an eclectic mixture of residential and commercial cultures and interests, featuring a fascinating melting pot of fine restaurants and inexpensive ethnic eateries, renowned artists and offbeat characters, upscale townhouses and modest working-class row-homes, all existing in harmony side by side.
Fells Point is a short walk or ride to the Inner Harbor, Little Italy and Canton. The convenient and enjoyable water taxis are a favorite means of transportation for Fells Point residents and visitors.
Interesting Fact About Fell’s Point
- Established in 1730, a National Register Historic District
- A lively waterfront neighborhood with a mixture of residential and commercial buildings
- Numerous restaurants and taverns, from fine dining, to bar food, to ethnic eateries
- Unique stores, including vintage clothing and antique shops
- A short walk or water taxi ride to the Inner Harbor, Little Italy, Canton and Fort McHenry
- Convenient to Oriole Park at Camden Yards and M&T Bank Stadium