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Then and Now

Compare historic photos of Baltimore with current photos and see the difference.

Then and Now: Maryland Ave. and 25th St.

Check out Maryland Ave. and 25th St. in Baltimore back in 1908. Compare it to the Google Street View of today.

Then and Now: Howard St. and Saratoga St.

Photograph taken looking north at tracklaying on Howard Street at its intersection with Saratoga Street in Baltimore, Maryland. On the northwest corner at number 300 North Howard Street is Chas. Willms & Co., manufacturers...
Glover Street, 500 Block South, ca. 1930.

Glover Street Homes Near Patterson Park in 1930

This is a photo looking down the 500 block of S. Glover St. around 1930. What’s really cool is that the homes are still there and look pretty much the same except for the...
South Charles Street, looking north, Baltimore. Charles Center area. Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company Building on left side. Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company Collection. Baltimore City Life Museum Collection, 8x10 glass, Box 3. Note: Reference photograph.

Then and Now: Looking Up South Charles Street in 1905

Here’s a great show looking up Charles Street in 1905. Source: Maryland Historical Society Here’s the same view up South Charles Street today. You can see the Baltimore and Ohio Building still stands in this...
Historic American Buildings Survey E. H. Pickering, Photographer June 1936 VIEW FROM NORTHEAST - Waterloo Row, 606-628 North Calvert Street, Baltimore, Independent City, MD

Images of Waterloo Row in 1830s and 1930s

Check out these great images from the Library of Congress. The first one is a painting from the 1830s, and the second, a photograph of the same area in the 1930s.
N. Broadway and E. Lombard St.

New Orleans-Like Cast-Iron Balcony

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

Photos of 1400 Block of East Baltimore Street

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]

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

Check out the 1954 image of this intersection … Source: Flickr user hoteldennis
Pratt Street power plant

Then and Now: Pratt Street Power Plant

Check out the Pratt Street Power Plant back in the day. These were bleak times. The Library of Congress site didn’t have a date associated with this, but I’m going to guess it’s sometime...