Milano Dezign is proud to offer its services to the city of Towson, Maryland. We thought you might like to know a bit more about this interesting and vibrant community.
History Towson, Maryland
The community of Towson was first settled in 1752 when Pennsylvania brothers, William and Thomas Towson started farming an area of Sater’s Hill, northeast of present day York and Joppa Roads. Ezekiel, the son of William established the Towson Hotel in order to provide lodging to farmers bringing produce and livestock to the Baltimore Port. The property in West Towson originated from two land grants: 400-acre Gott’s Pitt Hope in 1719 and Gunner’s Range in 1706.
|Population density (sq mi)||4,112||474||91|
|Married (15yrs & older)||46%||54%||55%|
- The average age in Towson is 11% lower than Maryland
- 89% of the population is Caucasian
- 77% of the population is African-American
- 47% of the population is Asian
Cost of Living
|Cost of living index||124||120||100|
|Goods & Services index||106||109||100|
|Health care index||92||93||100|
In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
Schools in Towson, MD
The city of Towson is served by the Baltimore County Public Schools District and the Baltimore County Board of Education. It is served by seven public elementary schools of the school district: Rodgers Forge, Stoneleigh, Riderwood, Hampton, West Towson, Pleasant Plains and Cromwell Valley Regional Magnet School of Technology. There are two public middle schools, Dumbarton Middle School and Loch Raven Technical Academy. High schools are Towson High School and Loch Raven High School.
Places of Worship
Some of the places of worship in the city are:
- Babcock Presbyterian Church
- Belvedere Baptist Church
- Calvary Baptist Church
- Christ the King Church
- Divinity Lutheran Church
- First Lutheran Church
- Holy Cross Lutheran church
- Immaculate Conception Parish
- Loch Raven Baptist Church
- Maryland Presbyterian Church
The city’s top employers are:
- HCR ManorCare
- Guitar Center
- PF Chang’s China Bistro
- The Cheesecake Factory
- BJ’s Restaurants
- Burlington Stores
- Army National Guard
- Sprouts Famers Market
- Taco Bell
Restaurants & Nightlife
7West Bistro Grille – Food is amazing and definitely a fine dining experience. Large portions and so many appetizers to choose from. The room is large and with a nice bar setup as well. Quiet enough that you can talk and laugh without bothering other diners.
Bread and Circuses – This is a nice little bistro with an intimate atmosphere, friendly staff and a good drink selection. A nice place to share a good bottle of wine and some small plates. Try the omelet, lobster roll and tacos they are delicious.
Orchard Market & Café – If you are looking for a super delicious meal, the Orchard Market & Café is the definite place to be. Try the Soltani a full skewer of butterfly cut beef tenderloin and a skewer of finely ground beef grilled with tomato and onion, seasoned with umac. The chicken Abadan is a delicious mildly seasoned breast of chicken sautéed with jumbo shrimp and scallops; onions and farm tomatoes in a light curry sauce.
Fun Things to Do in Towson
Hampton Mansion – This site is managed by the US National Park Service. The grounds and the home were once the central part of the vast Ridgely Estate. It includes an 18th century Georgian style manor house complete with gardens, grounds and the original stone slave quarters. Admission is free and comes with guided tours.
Towson Town Center – This is a nice relatively new outdoor mall. Construction began in 2013 and opened October 2014.
Towson Place – This is a major shopping area located near Joppa road, Goucher Boulevard and Putty Hill Avenue. It was constructed on the site of the original Eudowood Plaza shopping center. It includes a Walmart, Target, Marshall’s and Bed Bath & Beyond.
Top Local Homebuilders
Here are the top local homebuilders in the area:
- Zander Homes
- Greenbuilders, Inc.
- Ten Oaks Homes
- Battaglia Homes LLC
- Goodier Builders
Top Local Landscapers
Top local landscapers include:
- Lenhoff’s Landscaping
- Garden Architecture LLC
- Live Green Landscape Associates LLC
- Roland Oehme Landscape Architecture
Top Local Realtors
The top local realtors in the area are:
- Linda Fredeking w/ Berkshire Hathaway Homesale Rty
- Victoria Fitch
- TLC Real Estate Group
- Ron Howard & Associates with RE/MAX Preferred
Towson, Maryland truly is a great place to live. If you are interested to know more about our remodeling design services, give us a call. We can’t wait to meet you.