Downtown Partnership Award for The Peale

Peale Board President, Jim Dilts, with Baltimore’s Mayor Catherine Pugh at the 2017 Downtown Partnership Awards.

The Peale is once again playing a pivotal role in revitalizing Baltimore’s downtown! At the 2017 annual meeting of the Downtown Partnership on 27 September, 2017, the President of the Peale Center’s Board, Jim Dilts, accepted an award for The Peale’s contribution to developing the downtown neighborhood. Also recognized were the Peale’s neighbor’s, the Real News Network, and Peale Board member Courtney McKeldin and her daughter, Caroline McKeldin Wayner, for the McKeldin Family’s participation in the renovation of Baltimore’s McKeldin Square.

2017 Downtown Partnership Awards

Pictured above, top left: Jim Dilts receiving the Downtown Partnership Award from Kirby Fowler, President, Downtown Partnership, as Dr. Jay A. Perman, Board Chairman looks on.

Top right: Jim Dilts with Kirby Fowler.

Bottom left: Jim Dilts and Courtney McKeldin 

Bottom right: Real News Network CEO Paul Jay and Marketing Manager Tracey Beale with Jim Dilts


Author: The Peale

The Peale is based in the first museum ever purpose-built in the United States, commissioned by founder Rembrandt Peale and designed by architect Robert Cary Long Sr. in 1814. Today it is a center to celebrate the unique history of Baltimore, its people and their buildings. Currently under renovation, the Peale will also be a platform for Baltimore’s communities to collect and preserve their cultural stories, an incubator for local creative industries, and a laboratory for innovation in the cultural sector worldwide.

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