Friday, May 1 | 1:00 pm | Donations. The second in a series of virtual tours and presentations with Baltimore Heritage and the Baltimore Architecture Foundation. Did you know that Baltimore became the first city in the United States to install gas street lamps? Or that Baltimore’s drinking water is some of the best in the country? Based on his international best-selling mega-hit book “Industrial Baltimore”, Tom Liebel will present an overview of Baltimore’s remarkable legacy of progressive public infrastructure. From street lights to clean water, Baltimore has led the way with a proud legacy of public infrastructure.
Friday, May 29 | 1:00 pm | Donations. The fifth in a series of virtual tours and presentations with Baltimore Heritage and the Baltimore Architecture Foundation. The Garden City Movement, devised by an odd London genius named Ebenezer Howard, has shaped most British development, and the best British development, for more than a century. Baltimore has more good examples of Garden City design and development than any American city. Join Charlie Duff to explore the English movement and the wonderful places where Baltimore architects and developers learned what the Garden City movement had to teach.
Friday, May 22 | 1:00 pm | Donations. The fourth in a series of virtual tours and presentations with Baltimore Heritage and the Baltimore Architecture Foundation. Baltimore is a city filled with a wide range of architectural treasures. From tiny temple-like structures, to gem-like carpenter gothic churches, to robust Richardson Revival edifices, to castle-like school buildings, our architecture has something to delight everyone. But some of these treasures are off the beaten path and not everyone knows about them. Take a spin through Baltimore with BAF past president, Meg Fairfax Fielding.
Dear Bank of America Building, My name is Carolyn, I’m 76 years old and have had a crush on you since I was a little kid. The first time I saw you from the window of my bedroom, I thought…
May 1, 2020. Baltimore, MD The Baltimore Architecture Foundation has been awarded $20,000 from the inaugural Maryland Historical Society Pathways Grant to support Doors Open Baltimore. The BAF is one of eleven organizations representing seven counties across Maryland receiving grants up to $20,000 each to expand their capacity to steward and share state history.
The Baltimore Architecture Foundation (BAF) and Baltimore Heritage present a series of 30 minute live virtual tours and presentations focusing on Baltimore architecture, preservation, and history.
Tickets are donation based. We encourage you to give what you can to support the BAF and Baltimore Heritage. Your support helps us make up for lost tour and program revenue from COVID-19 and create more virtual programs like this.
Dear First & Franklin, While you have been there my entire life, it was in my late teens when I truly began to notice you. In the 90s, I moved into my first apartment on the 800 block of Park…