J. Van Story Branch, Sr. Apts

This is a mixed population development

11 W. 20th Street
Baltimore, MD 
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Formerly The West Twenty, The J. Van Story Branch, Sr. Apartments, a 357-unit, 20-story building in the lower Charles Village area, opened for occupants in 1973. It occupies the former site of the North Avenue Market and is the tallest structure in the community. There is a game room, a lounge, two exterior patios, and a laundry room.

There are three other public housing developments in close proximity (Chase House, The Brentwood, and Wyman House).


The J. Van Story Branch, Sr. Apartments are bound on the north by 20th Street, to the east by Charles Street, to the south by commercial property near North Avenue, and to the west by Maryland Avenue.


Due to its prime location, J. Van Story Branch, Sr. Apartments are accessible by the following bus routes: 3, 8, 11, 13 and 27.


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