Redevelopment of Historic Whitehill’s Row in Downtown Frederick

What appears to be an inconspicuous row of three-story homes nestled along B&O Ave, is actually an exciting redevelopment project for the southeast corner of Downtown Frederick, Maryland. Originally built by Frederick businessman James Whitehill in 1858, the block of homes sit adjacent to the MARC train Brunswick Line, which offers weekday commuter service between […]

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Historic Charm and Modern Convenience in Downtown Frederick

In August 2017, a fire tore through the seven apartment units that occupied 126 S Market St, leaving the building uninhabitable and with hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of damage. After a painstaking rehabilitation by new owners Ingrid Smith and Gerardo Lapetina, the building is set to welcome new occupants as early as January […]

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Downtown Frederick is Open for the Holidays!

With 285 unique stores and restaurants, Downtown Frederick, Maryland is a shopping destination unlike any other. In an era of increasing online shopping, it’s important to remember that shopping small makes a big difference. An impressive 99% percent of our downtown retailers are independently owned — which means you can enjoy a guilt-free shopping experience, […]

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Creating Rainworks in Downtown Frederick

Rainy days are no fun… so we decided to create our own sunshine in Downtown Frederick! With a little elbow grease and the right supplies, anyone can create a Rainwork in just three easy steps. Find the Location: Look for cement that has an even surface, is light in color and doesn’t have much (or […]

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Resources for Individuals in Need or Experiencing Homelessness

Find a free meal, a warm bed and additional help when it’s most needed. Downtown Frederick Partnership and the Frederick Police Department have partnered to create an easy to use pamphlet that provides information on services in Frederick for those in need or experiencing homelessness. The pamphlet includes information on where to find food, shelter, showers, […]

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New Placemaking Projects in Downtown Frederick

On October 25, 2018 Downtown Frederick Partnership held its first-ever placemaking competition — Pitchcraft — inviting creative people from every background, profession and city to pitch an idea that, if physically implemented in Downtown Frederick, would better connect the people and places of our community. Interested in submitting an idea for the 2019 Pitchcraft? The […]

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New Cocktail Bar to Open in Downtown Frederick

The Grand Opening of Tenth Ward Distilling Company’s Cocktail Lab is set for July 13th. The Grand Opening starts at 1:30pm with the coolest ribbon cutting ceremony you’ve ever been to. Once the ribbon is cut, the party will begin! At the event, you can expect to find vendors, cocktail demonstrations by Pratt Standard Cocktail […]

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