Many Canton residents enjoy strolling along the harbor and eating at one of the many waterfront eateries.

Welcome to Canton


A trendy Baltimore harbor side neighborhood

Canton is a trendy and eclectic neighborhood that realtors and residents alike describe as "charming." The vibrant urban area is home to a mix of different cultures and people with one thing in common: they want to live in modern homes surrounded by the bright lights of the harbor.

Canton real estate reflects its inhabitants' diverse tastes, from rowhomes to Victorian-style mansions. It's also a mix of families, singles, and young couples looking for their first home.

Steps away from Patterson Park, Butcher's Hill, and Brewer's Hill, Canton has a close-knit community that spends its time outdoors. In the summertime, the neighborhood is bustling with festivals and concerts that bring residents together for a day of fun.

What to Love

  • Waterfront access
  • Beautiful architecture
  • A city within a city
  • Close proximity to I-95 and 95

Local Lifestyle


The vibe in Canton is mostly low-key. While Canton can get busy during events and festivals, it has a laid back vibe the rest of the year. While Canton is very walkable, Locals love that it's also accessible to major highways like I-95 and 95. This means you're never far from any other neighborhood and that you're just a few minutes from Baltimore's Inner Harbor, Fells Point, and historic Fells Point. Residents also cite Canton's vibrant nightlife as a major draw.

Canton is an excellent location for families and features a great school system. You'll have everything you need, including grocery stores, shopping, and eateries.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping


With so many options near Canton, it's easy to find what you're looking for. Eateries like Nacho Mama's Mexican Grill give a funny twist on a cantina with Elvis Presley memorabilia and outdoor seating. For something more serious, Captain James Crabhouse is a self-proclaimed seafood palace and a Baltimore favorite for decades.

Boston Street, the major thoroughfare through Canton, has plenty of shopping and dining options. The road is home to Blue Hill Tavern, a trendy resto-lounge with a New American menu.

Shopping in Canton is never dull, thanks to the Canton Crossing, a collection of 30+ shops and restaurants. Canton is also home to other malls, but locals prefer to shop on Boston Street or in Fells Point, where you'll find charming boutique stores and antique pieces.

Things to Do


Patterson Park is one of the best places to spend a summer afternoon with your family. The park offers plenty of open green space and great playground equipment for kids. You'll also find Patterson Park Golf Park, a public course that also offers mini-golf and a driving range.

Patterson Park is also home to a host of summer concerts every year. They're always free and allow you to enjoy good music while spending time with your family under the stars.

Many Canton residents also enjoy strolling along the harbor and eating at one of the many waterfront eateries. Better yet, why not do buy or rent a sailboat for the afternoon?

Finally, Canton is a place where great music is always on hand. The neighborhood hosts blues and jazz festivals in the summertime that you don't want to miss, and many restaurants or bars will also have live music for a night on the town.



Canton has a great school system and is also within proximity to several private schools. However, families looking to send their kids to Canton public schools have plenty of elementary and high school options.

One of the major draws for many families is Patterson High School's renowned choir program that routinely produces top singers and performers.

Graduates can attend post-secondary education close to home at the following universities:

  • University of Maryland
  • John Hopkins University
  • Coppin State University
  • Towson University
  • University of Baltimore


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