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One of Baltimore’s hippest neighborhoods, Canton has exploded over the past two decades to become a vibrant center of culture and nightlife. Its boundaries are defined roughly by Eastern Avenue to the north, Patterson Park Avenue to the west, Boston Street to south and Clinton Street to the east. The neighborhood is also just a few blocks from some of the most popular spots in the city, like Fell's Point and the Inner Harbor, making it a prime location for work, play, and exploring. 

From green space to waterfront locations to can't-miss local shops, discover some of the highlights of life in Canton, and find your new home here with the Lee Tessier Team

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Inner Harbor: 10 min
Towson: 25 min
White Marsh: 17 min
Major Roads: Boston St, S Linwood Ave, O'Donnell St


Zip Code21224
County: Baltimore
Median Home Price$353,846

Spotlights of Canton

Canton Square

A centrally located strip of green space, Canton Square is a hub of activity for the neighborhood. You'll find folks walking their dogs, enjoying a meal from one of the restaurants around the square, or catching some shade from underneath the vibrant trees. In fact, many of the shops and eateries in Canton are located within a few blocks of this space!

Waterfront Park

Want to enjoy the Harbor without worrying about the hustle and bustle of crowds? The Waterfront Park in Canton is removed from both the Inner Harbor and Fell's Point, allowing you peace and quiet to soak up the scenery. Around the park, you can also see prime views of Fort McHenry, visit the Korean War Memorial, or attend one of the many events and festivals held in the space. 

Convenient Location

Whether you're working in Downtown Baltimore or want to live close enough to explore the city, Canton's location is one of the best around. Close enough to major destinations but far enough to avoid the rush of tourist season, Canton offers easy commuting both in and out of Baltimore—especially with I-95 and US-40 being just a few blocks away from the neighborhood. 

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What You'll LOVE in Canton

With expansive green spaces, an active community, and tons of shopping and dining options, life in Canton is one-of-a-kind. 

Green Spaces

Canton Waterfront Park, Canton Square Park, Patterson Park, Saint Casmir's Park—even though Canton is right in the heart of the city, there are still plenty of green spaces to relax in and enjoy. Whether you're looking for a place to walk your four-legged friend, the perfect spot for a scenic waterfront picnic, or a few miles of paved trails and playgrounds, you'll find everything you need within just a few minutes of your front door. Plus, many of the parks boast active events schedule, so be sure to stay posted on the latest neighborhood happenings!

Local Shopping & Dining

You don't have to drive into the suburbs to find shopping and dining options. Around the streets of Canton, there are plenty of locally owned and operated spots to explore. For a bite to eat, we recommend checking out the tacos and unique atmosphere at Nacho Mama's, the sushi at Shiso, and the handmade pies at Dangerously Delicious Pies. Need a little retail therapy? You can find tons of unique and chain options at the Shops at Canton Crossing.

Thriving Job Market

With Downtown Baltimore a few blocks away, residents of Canton have plenty of options when it comes to employment. The largest employers in the city include Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland Medical System, MedStar Health, Exelon, Maryland Institute College of Art, and Under Armour. If Baltimore City doesn't have what you're looking for, the suburb of Towson is just 20 minutes away and provides plenty of additional career fields to choose from. 

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