History of 1128 N. Calvert St.

The Gilded Age mansion at the southwest corner of Calvert and Biddle Streets, like any great mansion, has a past full of stories and interesting characters. It was built in 1891 for Theodore Hooper of the Hooper family that made their fortune manufacturing cotton duck three miles up the Jones Falls in Woodberry.

2019 Groundhog Day Party & Fundraiser

Celebrate a cherished winter tradition with the BAF—Groundhog Day. Mingle with fellow lovers of Baltimore architecture and party in a Mt. Vernon mansion that was home to some of Baltimore’s elite families and for most of its 128 year existence served as headquarters for the Society of St. Joseph of the Sacred Heart. The mansion is remarkably intact with much of its Gilded Age detailing, and symbolic references to the Josephites’ 87 years in the building.

2018 Year in Review

The Baltimore Architecture Foundation is happy to close this eventful year by announcing our new logo. The logo represents the evolution of the BAF over recent years, spurred by the incredible growth of the organization beginning with the realignment with…