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Encyclopedia > Mount Washington, Baltimore

Mount Washington is a neighborhood in Northwest Baltimore. Its rough boundaries are Pimlico Road, Northern Parkway, the Jones Falls Expressway, and Smith Avenue. It is a mostly residential community of single family houses, although it has a small commercial district, called Mount Washington Village, located near the Kelly Avenue Bridge; the Baltimore Light Rail's Mount Washington station is located here. This article is about the city in the US state of Maryland. ... The Jones Falls Expressway, known to local residents as the JFX, is a 13-mile (20. ... Light rail at BWI station The Baltimore Light Rail is a small light rail network serving Baltimore, Maryland and the surrounding suburbs. ...


The zoned local public schools are Mount Washington Elementary, Roland Park Middle, and Northwestern High School, although most of the children in the community who continue their public education in the Baltimore City public schools systems do so either at the elite magnet schools, City College or Poly. In the U.S. system of education, a magnet school is a public school that draws students interested in specific subjects such as academics or the arts from the surrounding region (typically a school district or a county). ... Baltimore City College is a public secondary school in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. The school is the third oldest public high school in the United States, predated only by the English High School of Boston (1829) and the Central High School of Philadelphia (1838). ... Baltimore Polytechnic Insitute Baltimore Polytechnic Institute (known to locals as Poly) is a public high school in Baltimore, Maryland. ...


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