Great 1940s Photo of Row Houses

Can we get a little help identifying this block? Anyone out there recognize this?

"Row houses, Baltimore, June 1940." Medium format safety negative by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration.
“Row houses, Baltimore, June 1940.” Medium format safety negative by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration.

Source: Shorpy

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Trolleys from Bethlehem Fairfield Shipyard

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  • Beau Charles

    Bet they’re not that clean and well maintained now.