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Live Baltimore promotes Hamilton Hills, offers lottery for $5,000 homebuyer's incentive
Live Baltimore promotes Hamilton Hills, offers lottery for $5,000 homebuyer's incentive

Each September, more than two dozen children race decorated box cars past businesses and cheering neighbors down Harford Road in Hamilton Hills. In the spring, the Hamilton Gallery hosts a student arts show. Neighborhood association activists pitch the low-crime Northeast Baltimore neighborhood, which features many houses with front and back lawns and a main stretch of shops and restaurants, as a "Hampden retirement community." "It's family-friendly, fabulous walkability and there's a real sense of community," said Pam Wallace, program manager for Hamilton-Lauraville Healthy Neighborhoods. Wallace and ambassadors from nearby neighborhoods met potential...

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