Photo, Print, Drawing Annapolis, Town Plan, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, MD
About this Item
- Annapolis, Town Plan, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, MD
- Contributor Names
- Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
- Nicholson, Francis
- Capen, Judith, faculty sponsor
- University of Maryland, College Park, sponsor
- Cary, Brian, transmitter
- Sankowski, Jennifer C, delineator
- Created / Published
- Documentation compiled after 1933
- Subject Headings
- - cities & towns
- - city planning
- - Maryland -- Anne Arundel County -- Annapolis
- - 1993 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Entry
- - Significance: In 1695 Francis Nicholson, Governor of Maryland, conceived an idealized Baroque city plan of streets radiating from two circles to be superimposed on the existing colonial town grid of Annapolis. The Nicholson Plan exists today in somewhat modified form. The circles are State and Church Circles, and have evolved from pure circles to irregular ovoids. Elements like Bloomsbury Square and the garden southeast of State Circle (known in 1743 as Public Circle) were never fully realized and streets like Cornhill were added.
- - Survey number: HABS MD-1076
- - Building/structure dates: 1695 Initial Construction
- Measured Drawing(s): 1
- Call Number/Physical Location
- HABS MD,2-ANNA,67-
- Source Collection
- Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- Control Number
- Rights Advisory
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- Measured Drawing(s): 1
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Chicago citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, Francis Nicholson, Judith Capen, College Park University Of Maryland, and Jennifer C Sankowski. Annapolis, Town Plan, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, MD. Annapolis Anne Arundel County Maryland, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/md1361/.
APA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, C., Nicholson, F., Capen, J., University Of Maryland, C. P. & Sankowski, J. C. (1933) Annapolis, Town Plan, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, MD. Annapolis Anne Arundel County Maryland, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/md1361/.
MLA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, et al. Annapolis, Town Plan, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, MD. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/md1361/>.