Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Before his career as a developer, Frank Brown was a member of the House of Delegates, the Postmaster of Baltimore and, from from 1892-1896, Governor of Maryland. He is best remembered for his role in averting violence during the 1894 coal miners' strike in Frostburg. Brown died in Baltimore on February 3, 1920.
Struever Bros. & Eccles renovated the Arcade in 1982, preserving its original charm and architectural detail.
Erected by the City of Baltimore, Struever Bros. & Eccles, sponsor, William Donald Schaefer, mayor.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maryland, Baltimore City historical markers marker series.
Location. 39° 17.594′ N, 76° 36.928′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on North Charles Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 322 North Charles Street, Baltimore MD 21201, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Women's Industrial Exchange (within shouting distance of this marker); Rectory of Old St. Paul’s Parish (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John H. B. Latrobe House (about 400 feet away); George Washington Bicentennial Marker (about 400 feet away); Old St. Paul's (about 500 feet away); Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (about 500 feet away); Enoch Pratt Free Library (about 600 feet away); The First Unitarian Church of Baltimore (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Baltimore.
More about this marker. Next to a portrait of Frank Brown is an image of "Brown's original design for the arcade shows a parapet that was later abandoned."
Categories. • 20th Century • Notable Buildings •
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