Friends of Chuck is an initiative of Historic Charles Street Association and Charles Street Development Corporation. Together, these two nonprofits are working to make Charles Street a destination for tourists and Baltimore residents through promotion of local restaurants, bars, and shops, as well as, further development of the corridor.

Read more about our missions:

Historic Charles Street Association

The Historic Charles Street Association is a non-profit organization, 501 (c)(3), whose mission is to support and promote the business, cultural attractions, entertainment venues, restaurants and retail establishments along the Charles Street corridor.

Serving as a problem solving and information resource for our members, HCSA provides a forum for networking, communications and collaboration. To learn more about HCSA, visit the website here.

Charles Street Development Corporation

Charles Street Development Corporation’s mission is through public and private sector efforts, to promote this historic corridor from the Inner Harbor to Johns Hopkins University as the place to shop, work, dine, live and visit in a safe, hospitable, pleasing and culturally rich environment.

Guided by a volunteer Board of Directors, the corporation will encourage vibrant retail and residential development in an environmentally sustainable manner. To learn more CSDC, visit the website here.