Since 1968, the Neighborhood Design Center has provided pro-bono planning and design services to over 1,800 community initiatives that have helped communities build new playgrounds, reclaim vacant lots and abandoned buildings, revitalize commercial districts, create community  master plans, and beautify their neighborhoods.

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We need your awesome ideas!

IMPACT Request for Proposals: Deadline September 3 Funding is available for a site-specific, public space installation this fall for a high-visibility site in North Brentwood, Maryland. Proposals should explore how public space can be re-imagined and activated in engaging ways … Continue Reading

Clayton Baker Trust and Morton & Sophia Macht Foundation support NDC

We are so grateful to the Clayton Baker Trust for their $12,000 grant and the Morton & Sophia Macht Foundation for their $3000 grant to NDC. Their steadfast support makes our Baltimore project work possible!

The City is Yours! Party at the Baltimore Design School, May 3rd!

Neighborhood Design Center’s “The City is Yours” Exhibition and 45th Anniversary Celebration. Saturday, May 3rd from 6-10pm at the Baltimore Design School This is a one-of-a-kind celebration of neighborhoods and communities in Baltimore and Prince George’s counties. Register here, or … Continue Reading