My Town

Season 1 - Episode 3

Tags:PigtownWashington VillageLatino CommunityGerman ImmigrantsEastern European ImmigrantsCentral AmericaSouth AmericaProgressPeople

Progress and People

Pigtown & Highlandtown: This neighborhood in the southwest quadrant of Baltimore is also known as Washington Village and residents still today have strong opinions about its name. The Highlandtown area of East Baltimore, once home to waves of German and Eastern European immigrants, is now being shaped by immigrants from Central and South America.