Posted on: May 28, 2024

BALTIMORE, MD – MCB Real Estate today announced a new Director of Harborplace Experience to help reimagine the firsthand experience at a new Harborplace. As a part of the year-long community engagement process, MCB heard about the importance of culture, art and experience as a part of a new Harborplace.

Jenenne Whitfield joins MCB with 30 years of work in arts and cultural experiences. Whitfield is widely renowned as the former president of the internationally acclaimed Heidelberg Project in Detroit as well as the director of the American Visionary Art Museum on the southside of the Inner Harbor. Her expertise underscores her ability to infuse Harborplace with innovative and inclusive cultural programming.

“I am thrilled to welcome Jenenne Whitfield to our team,” said P. David Bramble, managing partner of MCB Real Estate. “Her proven background of fostering creativity and inclusivity aligns perfectly with our vision for Harborplace. Together, we are committed to creating a dynamic cultural destination that celebrates Baltimore – even before we put a shovel in the ground. Harborplace has always been the City’s gathering place and our commitment through this process is to return Harborplace to that glory in a modern 21st century way.”

Under Whitfield’s leadership, the Heidelberg Project became a must-see tourist destination as an outdoor art installation in an urban setting.

“When I met David and his team, I learned more of their passion and plans for Harborplace, I thought, ‘VISION, let’s do this!’” said Ms. Whitfield. “Baltimore is such an exciting city with energy that sets new precedents for what a world-class, diverse city can be. I am excited to have been invited to the table.”

Mr. Bramble added “This is not just a real estate transaction. This reinforces our goal of harnessing the power of positive energy to reimagine Harborplace a world-class waterfront destination.”

Under Whitfield’s leadership,  is set to become a dynamic hub of creativity, innovation, and inclusivity, reinforcing Baltimore’s reputation as a leading cultural destination on the East Coast.