The Historic Architects’ Roundtable, the research arm of the Baltimore Architecture Foundation, began on 30 March, 1989, when Walter Schamu, FAIA, called together architects interested in architectural history and architectural historians whom he knew, to explore research possibilities.
A collection of architect biographies from BAF research projects.
John McGrain meticulously researched Baltimore City and County newspapers, recording all information about buildings and their architects. The 19th- and early 20th-century newspapers included much more information about new buildings than is found in newspapers today. Several observations have become…
The FAR/Kids in Design Committee created a scavenger hunt for Doors Open Baltimore 2016. The scavenger hunt invites children and adults alike to search out architectural elements around Mount Vernon Place. The original appeared in the 2016 Doors Open Baltimore pocket guide.
I recently learned that you owe your existence to Emperor Napoleon I of France! For it was his great-nephew Charles Bonaparte—a Baltimore lawyer and Theodore Roosevelt’s attorney general—who was responsible for the original plans to construct you in 1907.
December 5. This event is an opportunity to celebrate the season in the historic War Memorial (Laurence Hall Fowler, Architect), to network with fellow AIABaltimore members and Baltimore Architecture Foundation (BAF) supporters, and learn how you can become more involved in the chapter and BAF programs. Meet AIABaltimore President-Elect Sharon Day, AIA, and members of AIABaltimore and BAF board of directors and committees, and staff.