Brooklandville, Maryland

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Brooklandville
Unincorporated community
View of Green Spring Station complex from intersection of Falls and Greenspring Valley Roads
View of Green Spring Station complex from intersection of Falls and Greenspring Valley Roads
Brooklandville is located in Maryland
Brooklandville
Brooklandville
Location within the state of Maryland
Coordinates: 39°25′13″N 76°40′12″W / 39.42028°N 76.67000°W / 39.42028; -76.67000Coordinates: 39°25′13″N 76°40′12″W / 39.42028°N 76.67000°W / 39.42028; -76.67000
Country  United States of America
State  Maryland
County Baltimore
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 21022

Brooklandville is an unincorporated community in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States near where the Jones Falls Expressway meets the Baltimore Beltway. The general area is a part of Lutherville, and some addresses in the area are considered to be in Lutherville, though Brooklandville has a postal zone and post office of its own (zip code 21022). Some notable landmarks in the area, including the Park School of Baltimore and St. Paul's Schools are technically within Brooklandville, as noted by their mailing addresses. However, addresses within the main office complex in the area, Green Spring Station, are considered to be within Lutherville.

The Green Spring Station complex is located at the intersection of Falls and Joppa Roads, near the interchange of I-695 and the Jones Falls Expressway, and is also bordered by Greenspring Valley Road, though the segment of this road that runs through the complex is identified as Station Drive. Seminary Avenue also begins very close to the location. The complex has offices for several large companies, as well as some upscale shops, restaurants, banks, and the largest indoor tennis facility in the Mid-Atlantic. The most notable company with offices at Green Spring Station is Johns Hopkins Hospital, which has a satellite branch that takes up a large portion of the grounds, and has been operating at this location since 1994.

Post office controversy[edit]

The new location of the Brooklandville post office

In 2006, the landlord of the post office at Green Spring Station announced that they would not renew the lease on the space that the office held for more than 23 years.[1] The firm had planned to offer the space to a nearby bakery, which had wanted to expand.[2]

The post office's initial plan was to merge the location with the office in Timonium, Maryland, which is located several miles away. This, however, irked area businesses and more than 500 P.O. Box holders, who said they would find a trip to Timonium more difficult.

After local elected officials scrambled,[3] a new home for the post office was found in a nearby building.[4] The new location opened in July 2006.

Transportation[edit]

Roads[edit]

The main roads in the Brooklandville area are Falls Road, Greenspring Valley Road, Joppa Road, and Old Court Road.

Public transportation[edit]

The Green Spring Station complex on weekdays is served by the Maryland Transit Administration's Bus Route 60 every 40–60 minutes. This bus links to the Mt. Washington Light Rail Stop and the Reisterstown Plaza Metro Subway Station.

Free service to Green Spring Station from the Johns Hopkins Medical Campus is available on the hospital's Green Spring Shuttle hourly on weekdays.

Notable residents[edit]

  • Marty Bass - Brooklandville resident, WJZ weatherman

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