Around 1907, the block began to fall out of vogue, and during the 1920’s, four of the buildings were torn down. The remaining units were left derelict, a home to vagrants.
Then, in 1932 came a renaissance, when artistically-minded Atlantans began to buy and restore the rowhouses, converting many to smaller apartments. Since that time, Baltimore Block has been home to artists, writers, journalists, actors, and even a French countess. Unfortunately, two more buildings were destroyed in 1954, after renovators mistakenly removed vital parts of their foundation. During the 1960’s, the
Location. 33° 46.083′ N, 84° 23.317′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Baltimore Place 0.1 miles west of West Peachtree Street NW, on the right when traveling west. The marker is located at the very western end of Baltimore Place, inside a gated/guarded parking area. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Baltimore Place NW, Atlanta GA 30308, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church (approx. Ľ mile away); The Georgian Terrace Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dr. John S. Pemberton (approx. half a mile away); Saint Joseph's (approx. half a mile away); James J. Andrews (approx. half a mile away); Georgia Institute of Technology (approx. half a mile away); The Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Redeemer (approx. half a mile away); Historic Site (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Also see . . . Baltimore Row. (Submitted on September 30, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
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