924 North Charles Street

Families and their friends, retailers and their shoppers, and restaurateurs and their guests have peered out your windows and witnessed in miniature the transforming of a nation and its people.

Zion Lutheran Church

This grand building, once labeled the ‘German Cathedral’ is home to so many treasures. Initially called the ‘Evangelical Lutheran Congregation at Baltimore Town,’ when established in 1755, it has remained a ‘Beacon of Light’ to so many.

Doors Open Baltimore Stories: Lafayette Square

“A number of years ago we did a series of affordable housing rehabs in West Baltimore close to Lafayette and the neighborhood around Lafayette Square. One day I was coming back, came up the street—I usually go another way—and said, ‘Wow! This is really neat.’ That sort sparked my interest in that whole Victorian neighborhood,” recounts David Gleason, the 2016 West Lafayette Avenue tour guide.