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Dundalk Historic District

Dundalk Historic District
Houses in the Dundalk Historic District, May 2012
Dundalk Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Liberty Pkwy., Dunman, Willow Spring and Sunship Rds., Chesapeake and Patapsco Aves., Baltimore, Maryland

39°15′35″N 76°31′26″W / 39.25972°N 76.52389°W / 39.25972; -76.52389Coordinates: 39°15′35″N 76°31′26″W / 39.25972°N 76.52389°W / 39.25972; -76.52389

Area 122 acres (49 ha)
Built 1893
Architect Palmer, Edward L.
Architectural style Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Modern Movement
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 83003630[1]
Added to NRHP December 8, 1983

Dundalk Historic District is a national historic district in Baltimore, and Baltimore County, Maryland, United States. The district is a cohesive unit made up of residential, commercial, and institutional buildings with structures the generally date from 1910-1940. Major architectural styles represented include Period Revival (particularly Colonial Revival and Tudor Revival) and Art Deco/Streamline Moderne. The District includes 962 resources contribute to its significance. It includes the only two housing developments built by the United States Shipping Board Merchant Fleet Corporation (EFC) in Maryland during World War I and reflects experimentation with Garden City planning ideals. Many of the buildings within the District represent the work of noted Baltimore architect Edward L. Palmer, Jr..[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1]


External links

  • Dundalk Historic District, Baltimore City and Baltimore County, including photo dated 1984, at Maryland Historical Trust
  • Boundary Map of the Dundalk Historic District, Baltimore City and Baltimore County, at Maryland Historical Trust
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