Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

Spring 5-1978

Description

This 1978 photograph shows the USS Constellation at the inner harbor in Baltimore, Maryland. It was moved here in 1968 as part of the city’s revitalization plan. In the 1970’s the Inner Harbor emerged as the cultural center of Baltimore with the USS Constelation as the centerpiece. A lack of funding led to considerable deterioration of the ship over the following decades, and in the 1990’s it underwent major renovations with funding raised by the Constellation Foundation.

Notes

http://www.historicships.org/ship_history.html

http://baltimore.org/about-baltimore/inner-harbor

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Cities and Towns -- Maryland -- Baltimore;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

Maryland

City Name

Baltimore

Street Address

301 East Pratt St.

Keywords

waterfront; Baltimore, Maryland; Inner Harbor; downtown improvement; tourism;

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