Boundaries and Map

The central neighborhood in the Southwest Partnership area, Hollins Roundhouse is bordered by Martin Luther King Blvd to the east, W Pratt St and Barre Circle to the South, S Carey St to the west, and W Baltimore St to the north.

Brief Neighborhood History and Description

Home to Hollins Market and bordering the Mount Clare Junction shopping and the B&O Railroad Museum, Hollins Roundhouse was historically a neighborhood centered around the Railroad Industry. Today the neighborhood boasts a vibrant Market District and several excellent restaurants, a thriving artistic scene, and many community-managed open spaces including the Mt. Clare Street Garden.

Neighborhood Information:

Sites of Interest

Hollins Market

The oldest original market building in the city, Hollins Market is still a vital part of the neighborhood serving residents and visitors alike with fresh produce, fresh fish and meat, and prepared foods. The Market District is also home to restaurants & bars such as Zella’s Pizzeria and The Back Yard and small businesses such as the clothing store City of Gods and the Umri Siki New Day Gallery (African Art). The Hollins Market is being renovated in 2023-2024, and will feature a new look and vendors.

Irish Railroad Workers Museum

Located at 918 Lemmon St, the Irish Railroad Workers Museum celebrates the history of Irish Railroad Workers in Baltimore. The Museum consists of two adjoining row houses--one renovated to reflect the realities of daily life for railroad workers in the neighborhood and the other sharing cultural information and historical artifacts.

Black Cherry Puppet Theater

For more than 35 years Black Cherry Puppet Theater has presented thousands of puppet shows and workshops to children and adults throughout the region. The Theater is based across from Hollins Market and puts on children’s puppet shows (such as Punch and Judy) and workshops, puppet slams, the Cranky Festival, and more.


James McHenry Elementary/Middle School

James McHenry serves students in grades Pre-K through 8 from the Hollins Roundhouse and Poppleton neighborhoods. Students at the school participate in a number of after school activities, including a JV Flag Football team and a Robotics Team.

Community Association

Hollins Roundhouse Neighborhood Association

President: Laura Dykes
Email: board@hollinsroundhouse.org
Meeting: Second Wednesday of the month at 7PM - via Zoom (contact the email for the association for meeting details) or see our calendar

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