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Alex Brown Investment Banking Company

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Historic Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 12, 2008
1. Historic Site Marker
Inscription.  
On this site in 1900 was constructed the banking headquarters for the Alex Brown Investment Banking Company, America's oldest banking house in continuous operation.

This building survived the Great Baltimore Fire of 1904 with evidence of that event remaining today in the damaged stonework.

The building and historic space were restored and rededicated in 1997 for Chevy Chase Bank.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNatural Resources. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 39° 17.373′ N, 76° 36.751′ W. Marker was in Baltimore, Maryland. It was in Downtown. Marker was at the intersection of East Baltimore Street and South Calvert Street (Maryland Route 2), on the right when traveling east on East Baltimore Street. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Discover Baltimore’s Changing Skyline (here, next to this marker); The Banking House of Alexander Brown & Sons
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(a few steps from this marker); Continental Trust Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Munsey Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lovely Lane Meeting House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Equitable Building (about 300 feet away); The Battle Monument (about 400 feet away); American District Telegraph (ADT) (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This marker has been replaced by the linked marker.
 
Chevy Chase Bank building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck
2. Chevy Chase Bank building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,769 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 12, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.

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Apr. 20, 2024