Baltimore’s Inner Harbor is a celebrated success of waterfront redevelopment, but its spectacular looks disguise a contested past and challenging present. Inner Harbor Baltimore Drift explored the real stories of how powerful people, visionary plans, and community movements are still transforming the former industrial wharf into a premiere public space for all. Secret loading docks, coded brick patterns, environmental engineering, and forgotten monuments all revealed Baltimore’s hidden truths.
The 90 minute Inner Harbor Baltimore Drift included:
- A people’s’ history of Baltimore’s waterfront transformation
- Creative interpretations of architecture, urban design, and the harbor
- Playful, participatory activities revealing who can do what where
- Funny smells and free souvenirs