What does Baltimore smell like? How would you describe the smell of your own neighborhood to someone who had never been there?

This survey asks you to consider Baltimore as a “scent-scape” - in essence, a city of many scents! Below you will find all of Baltimore's many neighborhoods consolidated into nine geographic regions. Start by finding your neighborhood within its region and describing the smells you encounter there on a daily basis. Then feel free to describe as many other neighborhood regions as you can. No need to answer every single one - just describe those that are the easiest and most familiar to you!

Here's the cool part: your responses will be used by a contemporary artist named Brian Goeltzenleuchter, who will create 10 new fragrances that describe Baltimore for a living artwork that will be on display at The Walters Art Museum.

Check out this project the artist did in California for an idea of what the final product will look like here.

Make sure to come to the Walters on Sunday, December 4th to see how your participation on this survey helped to create a collaborative artwork! Sample the fragrances of each neighborhood and smell how they all come together to represent our city.

More information here!

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* What smells do you associate with Northwest Baltimore?

[Neighborhoods include: Arlington, Ashburton, Burleigh-Leighton, Callaway-Garrison, Central Forest Park, Central Park Heights, Cheswolde, Cross Country, Dolfield, Dorchester, East Arlington, Fallstaff, Forest Park/Howard Area, Gwynn Oak, Glen, Grove Park, Hanlon Park - Longwood, Howard Park, Langston Hughes, Liberty Square, Lucille Park, Northwest Community Action, Park Circle, Park Heights, Pimlico, Purnell, Reisterstown Station, Towanda-Grantley, West Hill Square, West Forest Park, Windsor Hills, Woodmoor]

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* What smells do you associate with North Baltimore?

[Neighborhoods include: Abell, Bellona-Gittings, Better Waverly, Barclay, Cameron Village, Cedarcroft, Charles North, Charles Village, Chinquapin Park-Belvedere, Cold Spring, Village of Cross Keys, Cylburn, Edgecomb, Ednor Gardens-Lakeside, Evergreen, Mid-Govans, Glen Oaks, Greenspring, Guilford, Hampden, Harwood, Hoes Heights, Homeland, Homewood Campus of Johns Hopkins University, Kenilworth Park, Kernewood, Keswick, Lake Evesham, Lake Walker, Levindale, Loyola-Notre Dame, Mid-Charles, Mid-Govans, Mount Washington, Medfield, New North Roland Park-Poplar Hill, Oakenshawe, Old Goucher, The Orchards, Pen Lucy, Radnor-Winston, Remington, Richnor Springs, Roland Park, Rosebank, Sabina Mattefeldt, Saint Paul, Station North Arts and Entertainment District, Tuscany-Canterbury, Tuxedo Park, Waverly, Wilson Park, Winston-Govans, Woodberry, Woodbourne Heights, Woodbourne-McCabe, Wyman Park, Wyndhurst]

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* What smells do you associate with Northeast Baltimore?

[Neighborhoods include: Arcadia, Armistead Gardens, Belair-Edison, Belair-Parkside, Beverly Hills, Cedmont, Cedonia, Christopher, Coldstream-Homestead-Montebello, Orchard Ridge, Four by Four, Frankford, Gardenville, Glenham-Belford, Hamilton, Harford-Echodale-Perring Parkway, Hillen, Hollander Ridge, Idlewood, Lauraville, Loch Raven, Mayfield, Mayfield-Montebello, Moravia-Walther, Morgan Park, North Harford Road, Northwood, Baltimore, Overlea, Parkside, Perring-Loch, Ramblewood, Rosemont Avenue, Stonewood-Pentwood-Winston, Taylor Heights, Waltherson, Westfield, Wilson Heights, Wilson Park, Woodbourne Heights, Woodring]

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* What smells do you associate with West Baltimore?

[Neighborhoods include: Allendale, Bridgeview-Greenlawn, Coppin Heights, Easterwood, Edmondson Village, Evergreen, Lawn, Franklin Square, Harlem Park, Heritage Crossing, Lexington, Midtown-Edmondson, Mondawmin, Mosher, Panway-Braddish, Penn-North, Poppleton, Rosemont, Sandtown-Winchester, Union Square, Upton, Walbrook]

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* What smells do you associate with Central Baltimore?

[Neighborhoods include: Belvedere, Bolton Hill, Charles Center , Charles North, Cathedral Hill, Bromo Arts District, Preston Gardens, Druid Heights, Heritage Crossing, Inner Harbor, Lakeview Towers, Lexington Terrace, Madison Park, McCulloh Homes, Mount Vernon, Otterbein Power Plant Live!, Reservoir Hill, Ridgely's Delight, Seton Hill, Somerset Homes, Station North, Upton, University of Maryland, Baltimore]

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* What smells do you associate with East Baltimore?

[Neighborhoods include: Armistead Gardens, Barclay, Berea, Biddle Street, Broadway East, Darley Park, Douglass Homes, Dunbar-Broadway, East Baltimore Midway, Ellwood Park, Gay Street, Greenmount, Johnston Square, Latrobe Homes, Madison-Eastend, McElderry Park, Middle East, Milton-Montford, Old Town, Oliver, Orangeville, Penn-Fallsway, Pleasant View Gardens, Somerset Holmes-Monument East, South Clifton Park]

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* What smells do you associate with Southwest Baltimore?

[Neighborhoods include: Allendale, Barre Circle, Beechfield, Bentalou-Smallwood, Booth-Boyd, Carrollton Ridge, Carroll South, Dickeyville, Edmondson, Fairmount, Franklintown, Gwynn's Falls, Hillside Park, Hilton, Hollins Market, Irvington, Hillside Park, Mill Hill, Monastery Gardens, Morrell Park, Mount Holly, Oaklee, Pigtown (aka: Washington Village), Pratt Monroe, Primrose Place, Ridgely's Delight, Rognel Heights, Rosemont, Saint Agnes, Saint Joseph’s, Shipley Hill, Sowebo, Ten Hills, Tremont, Uplands, Violetville, Wakefield, Wallbrook, Westgate, West Hills, West Mullberry, Western, West Pratt, Winchester, Windsor Hills, Yale Heights]

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* What smells do you associate with South Baltimore?

[Neighborhoods include: Brooklyn, Brooklyn Homes, Cherry Hill, Curtis Bay, Fairfield, Federal Hill, Harborview, Hawkins Point, Lakeland, Locust Point, Mount Winans, Otterbein, Riverside, South Balto.Imp.Comm./West Federal Hill, Sharp-Leadenhall, Shoreline, South Baltimore, Westport]

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* What smells do you associate with Southeast Baltimore?

[Neighborhoods include: Bayview or Hopkins Bayview, Brewer's Hill, Butchers Hill, Canton, Douglass Homes, Dunbar, Eastwood, Ellwood Park, Fells Point, Fells Prospect, Fifteenth Street, Graceland Park, Greektown, Harbor East, Harbor Point, Highlandtown, Jonestown, Joseph Lee, Kresson, Little Italy, McElderry Park, Medford-Broening Highway, O’Donnell Heights, Patterson Park, Patterson Place, Perkins Homes, Pleasant View Gardens, St Helena, Upper Fells Point, Washington Hill]