Evolution of Architectural Practice in Baltimore

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…

Doors Open Baltimore Scavenger Hunt

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.

The Walbert

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.

AIABaltimore/BAF Annual Meeting and Holiday Party

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.