The Evolution of Baltimore's Middle Neighborhoods: Local Perspectives on NCST's Data Analysis & Mapping Resources

Our guest speakers will be..


Kristopher Hoff, Research & Policy Analyst at NCST and

Robert “Bob” Pipik, President/CEO of Healthy Neighborhoods, Inc.


Kristopher Hoff and Bob Pipik will share and discuss the results of a time series data analysis covering a fifty-year period of Baltimore’s middle neighborhoods. Mapping visuals and data analytics will provide a pictorial representation of what has changed or remained the same over time in Black and White middle neighborhoods with a local perspective.


Please join us to hear and see the latest on Baltimore city’s middle neighborhoods and how time-series data analysis can be used to inform updated policies and investments to support and strengthen middle neighborhoods.




Kristopher Hoff has worked at NCST in a variety of roles since 2012 and currently holds the title of Research & Policy Analyst. Kris holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota, an MS in Civil Engineering from Minnesota’s College of Science and Engineering, and a Master of Urban and Regional Planning from Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs.








Robert “Bob” Pipik currently holds the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of Healthy Neighborhoods, Inc. Prior to joining Healthy Neighborhoods in 2022, Bob held senior level positions with the City of Baltimore’s Department of Housing and Community Development as well

as the City’s Research and Strategic Planning department. Bob’s past experience also includes Chief Operating Officer of The Aequo Fund, a philanthropic real estate investment fund, based in Baltimore.


Bob received a Masters degree in City/Urban Community & Regional Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a Bachelors degree from Columbia University.