Photo, Print, Drawing 1. photocopy of print by A. Hoen &Co.,1877, City Hall,Baltimore printed by authority of the mayor and city council,1877, showing east (main) front and south front - Baltimore City Hall, Holliday Street, Baltimore, Independent City, MD Photos from Survey HABS MD-46
About this Item
- Baltimore City Hall, Holliday Street, Baltimore, Independent City, MD
- Contributor Names
- Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
- Frederick, George A
- Karcher, Michael, photographer
- Daiss, Margaret Dean, historian
- Created / Published
- Documentation compiled after 1933
- Subject Headings
- - city & town halls
- - municipal government
- - conservation & restoration
- - Maryland -- Independent City -- Baltimore
- - Significance: There are a number of significant historical and architectural facts about Baltimore's City Hall: 1. ...As significant as the fact that the Baltimore City Hall was renovated to be used for its original purpose, is the fact that usable space was increased almost twofold by fitting in two extra floors, by replacing dead storage space in the basement with offices, and by moving corridor walls to maximize office space. 2. The tall dome consisting of cast iron plates over wrought iron infrastructure is one of the finest specimens of architectural ironwork in the country. It was executed by the famous Baltimore engineer, Wendell Bollman. 3. City Hall was built for $200,000.00 less than the allotted sum. 4. The building was renovated and built almost entirely with local materials and craftsmen. 5. It was renovated for a sum comparable to the original construction cost. 6. And perhaps, too, it should be noted that Architectural Heritage, Inc., the firm that did the feasibility study on the renovation, adopted a new name for the project, Architectural Heritage-Baltimore, Inc.
- - Survey number: HABS MD-46
- - Building/structure dates: 1867-1875
- Photo(s): 25
- Color Transparencies: 1
- Data Page(s): 30
- Photo Caption Page(s): 3
- Call Number/Physical Location
- HABS MD,4-BALT,123-
- 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
- No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html
- Online Format
- Photo(s): 25 | Color Transparencies: 1 | Data Page(s): 30 | Photo Caption Page(s): 3
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Chicago citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, George A Frederick, and Margaret Dean Daiss, Karcher, Michael, photographer. Baltimore City Hall, Holliday Street, Baltimore, Independent City, MD. Baltimore Independent City Maryland, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/md0957/.
APA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, C., Frederick, G. A. & Daiss, M. D., Karcher, M., photographer. (1933) Baltimore City Hall, Holliday Street, Baltimore, Independent City, MD. Baltimore Independent City Maryland, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/md0957/.
MLA citation style:
Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, George A Frederick, and Margaret Dean Daiss, photographer by Karcher, Michael. Baltimore City Hall, Holliday Street, Baltimore, Independent City, MD. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/md0957/>.