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Howard P. Rawlings Conservatory (1888)Photo courtesy Vivian Marie Doering
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Featured Upcoming Event
June 05, 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm / Lectures, Virtual Histories, Webinars

Restoring the Roland Water Tower (Suzanne Frasier)

The Baltimore Architecture Foundation (BAF) and Baltimore Heritage present a series of 30 minute live virtual tours and presentations focusing on Baltimore architecture, preservation and history. Join Suzanne Frasier to learn about the ongoing restoration of the iconic Roland Water Tower. Learn more

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April 20, 2020 / Member Resources


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Featured Architect Bio

Laurence Hall Fowler

Laurence Hall Fowler was born September 5, 1876 at “Walnut Hill” in Catonsville, MD to David Fowler and Mary Brinkley. Not unlike their contemporaries, the Fowlers made their home in multiple locations. Learn more

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