Thursday, September 5 @ 5:00 – 8:00 pm. Learn about Doors Open Baltimore 2019 volunteer opportunities and mingle with fellow Baltimore architecture enthusiasts at the Mt. Vernon Marketplace!
Having trouble figuring out what to see during Doors Open Baltimore 2019? Try a Doors Open Baltimore itinerary—a days worth of sites to visit built around a theme. The Jones Falls Valley Explore the factories along the Jones Falls, from…
Explore the factories along the Jones Falls, from the textile to the iron industry. See the oldest steel and glass house in the country and its immense variety of plants. And take a look at what people today are making in the valley!
This self-guided tour leads you through nearly three centuries of living and working in Downtown Baltimore, from an 18th century home to passing by one of Baltimore’s remaining grand downtown hotels of the 20th century, and to Baltimore’s latest skyscraper.
Take a look inside Baltimore churches that contain wonderful examples of the stained glass and mosaic work from the studios of Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933).
In the 19th and early 20th centuries Baltimore was a major port of entry for European immigrants. Between 1868 and 1914 over 1.2 million immigrants entered Baltimore through Locust Point and found work in the port, factories and railroads. Come learn how their labor and tireless pursuit of the American Dream propelled Baltimore into the industrial age.
Thursday, November 5 | 6:00 pm. Why do London and Baltimore have row houses while Paris and Minneapolis do not? This was the question that led Charlie Duff to explore the world’s rowhouse cities across the North Atlantic. What he found is that they form an urban family, bound together by architecture, commerce, and politics spanning more than 400 years.