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With new logo, Jonestown wants to raise its profile

With new logo, Jonestown wants to raise its profile

Ask anyone in Baltimore where the Shot Tower is and they likely can tell you, but many wouldn't be able to name the neighborhood.

If locals can't identify Jonestown, boosters wonder how tourists will find the neighborhood north of Little Italy that's home to several landmarks and historic homes. Even Baltimore's tourist maps overlook the area, colorfully highlighting such nearby destinations as the Inner Harbor, Federal Hill, Harbor East, Fells Point and Canton, while leaving Jonestown and other areas in a drab gray.

"You see Canton and Fells Point and even Pigtown, but you don't see Jonestown," Marvin Pinkert, executive director of the Jewish Museum of Maryland,...

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