Saint Wenceslaus Roman Catholic Church

Dear Saint. Wenceslaus, You are my favorite building in Baltimore not only because you are beautiful, but also because my mother’s family’s American life began there. When they came to Baltimore from Czechoslovakia, they settled in your shadow. They were…

Commemorative Monuments and Adaptive Use (Jackson Gilman-Forlini)

Friday, April 24 | 1:00 pm | Donations. The first in a series of virtual tours and presentations with Baltimore Heritage and the Baltimore Architecture Foundation. Using the Baltimore War Memorial as a case-study, this talk will propose a solution to the problem of monument preservation by applying the modern principles of adaptive reuse to their management. In order to preserve the relevance and symbolic usefulness of these places, the physical markers of their symbolism must periodically be updated to reflect contemporary value-systems and ideas.

Regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

AIA Baltimore and the Baltimore Architecture Foundation (BAF) are monitoring quickly changing developments about the coronavirus (COVID-19). We are committed to the health of our members, staff, and event attendees, and are taking proactive measures.

Lunchtime Lectures – Unbuilt Polder: Markerwaard (Gerda Roeleveld)

March 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm | FREE. Gerda Roeleveld presents the curious case of how the land reclamation project “Markerwaard” in the Netherlands went unbuilt. The first ideas to impolder the area date back almost 350 years and the changes in urgencies and goals over the past 100 years are well documented and informative.