The Evolution of the Inner Harbor

The earliest image of Baltimore, 1752 painting by John Moale, shows the harbor from atop Federal Hill. The Jones Falls is to the right. At the time depicted, about 200 lived in Baltimore Town.

Another view of the harbor in 1752, by John Bachmann

View from Federal Hill, 1830.

Federal Hill from Pratt Street, around 1849.

View from Federal Hill, 1876.

Looking southward down light Street, around 1910.

Inner Harbor from Federal Hill, around 1910.

Aerial view, 1962.