Architectural History of Baltimore – Recommended Reading


These books contain a vast amount of writing about the architecture of Baltimore.  Many of these resources are available at the Architect’s Bookstore: 11 1/2 West Chase St. Baltimore, MD 21201. Hours: M-F a.m. – 5:30 p.m.. Phone: 410.625.2585.

Carlos P. Avery
E. Francis Baldwin, Architect: The B&O, Baltimore, and Beyond
Baltimore Architecture Foundation, 2003.

John Dorsey and James D. Dilts
A Guide to Baltimore Architecture(3rd edition)
Tidewater Publishers, 1997.

Richard H. Howland and Eleanor P. Spencer
The Architecture of Baltimore, A Pictorial History
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1953.

edited by Mary Ellen Hayward and Frank R. Shivers, Jr.
The Architecture of Baltimore, An Illustrated History
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004.

Carleton Jones
Lost Baltimore Landmarks, A Portfolio of Vanished Buildings
Maclay and Associates, 1982.

Joanne Giza and Catharine F. Black
Great Baltimore Houses, An Architectural and Social History
Maclay and Associates, 1982.

James D. Dilts and Catharine F. Black
Baltimore’s Cast-Iron Buildings and Architectural Ironwork
Tidewater Publishers, 1991.

John Dorsey
Mount Vernon Place
Maclay and Associates, 1983.

Mary Ellen Hayward and Charles Belfoure
The Baltimore Rowhouse
Princeton Architectural Press, 1999.

Wilbur Hunter and Charles Elam
Century of Baltimore Architecture
Peale Museum, 1957.

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