Insider's Guide to Mid-Govans
By Carson Porter
Article on Baltimoresun.com Insiders' guide to Mid-Govans By Nancy Jones-Bonbrest | Special to the sun January 27, 2008 Founded as a residential offshoot to the busy York Road business route, Mid-Govans offered its earliest residents the ease of being within walking distance of area merchants, shops and churches. Today's residents still find those features inviting. "I brag about the neighborhood all the time. The quietness, the cleanliness of it," said Irvin Johns, president of the Mid-Govans Community Association. "It's convenient to pretty much everything." Located along the east side of York Road just south of the historic Senator Theatre, the tucked away residential community consists of 866 homes. Mid-Govans, bounded by Woodbourne Avenue and York, Benninghaus and Lothian roads, is...