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New Orleans-Like Cast-Iron Balcony

N. Broadway and E. Lombard St.

What an amazing old photograph from 1936. The best part is, this building still stands in pretty much the same condition. Maybe better, though the bottom floor is a little ugly today. Source: Library of Congress Check out the Google …

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Photos of 1400 Block of East Baltimore Street

1426-1446 East Baltimore Street (Commercial Buildings), Baltimore, Independent City, MD

The street below had seen better days when these photos were taken. Here is that same block today on Google Street View. [googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?q=1426+east+baltimore+st+baltimore&layer=c&sll=39.291658,-76.597602&cbp=13,58.35,,0,-7.05&cbll=39.291394,-76.598063&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=1426+E+Baltimore+St,+Baltimore,+Maryland+21231&ll=39.291658,-76.597602&spn=0.005489,0.011362&t=m&z=14&iwloc=A&panoid=CZYWETWUOia1GJxk2dOVNQ&source=embed&output=svembed]

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Then and Now: Intersection of Fulton, Hollins, and Frederick in 1954

Check out the 1954 image of this intersection … Source: Flickr user hoteldennis … And take a look at the Google Street View today. [googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?cbp=12,86.66,,0,9.63&layer=c&panoid=gL7aoXazm-odT3rhZIN6yQ&cbll=39.287266,-76.645207&ie=UTF8&ll=39.266816,-76.604233&spn=0.339695,0.724411&t=m&z=11&source=embed&output=svembed]

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Oriole Map of Baltimore in 1947

Oriole cafeteria map of Baltimore (1947)

These are two interesting items that we found in the Johns Hopkins archive. No, these aren’t Baltimore Orioles baseball maps. There used to be a few Oriole Cafeterias in the city between 1922 and 1975. The first one was at …

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