Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

Spring 5-1978

Description

This view of the Baltimore skyline show’s the city in transition during the revitalization process that began around 1970. The 18 story building in the center of the photograph is the Maryland Casualty Company Tower, known locally as the Tower Building. It was designed by Otto B. Simonson and built between 1905 and 1912. Due to problems with the building’s structural integrity it was demolished in 1986. To the right of the Tower Building is Baltimore City Hall.

Notes

http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=450800&page=17

http://external.bcpl.lib.md.us/hcdo/cfdocs/photopage.cfm?id=10253

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Building Type

Skyscraper

Subject Headings

Architecture -- Buildings -- Skyscrapers; Cities and Towns -- Maryland -- Baltimore; City Halls -- Maryland -- Baltimore;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

Maryland

City Name

Baltimore

Keywords

otto b. simonson; tower building; baltimore, maryland; aerial; city hall;

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