Douglass Place

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Douglass Place
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Douglass Place, May 2012
Douglass Place is located in Baltimore
Douglass Place
Location 516-524 S. Dallas St., Baltimore, Maryland
Coordinates 39°17′6″N 76°35′47″W / 39.28500°N 76.59639°W / 39.28500; -76.59639Coordinates: 39°17′6″N 76°35′47″W / 39.28500°N 76.59639°W / 39.28500; -76.59639
Area less than one acre
Built 1892
Architectural style Italianate
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 83004214[1]
Added to NRHP September 15, 1983
This article is about the community in Baltimore, Maryland. For the former city in Kentucky, see Douglass Hills, Kentucky,

Douglass Place is a group of historic rowhouses located at Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Built in 1892, it represents typical "alley houses" of the period in Baltimore, two narrow bays wide, two stories high over a cellar, with shed roofs pitched to the rear. Italianate influence is reflected in their segmental-arched window and door openings, and in the simple molded sheet metal cornices which crown the buildings. Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) constructed the five buildings as rental housing for blacks in the Fells Point area of Baltimore, where he had resided from the 1820s to 1838. The site was the location of the Dallas Street Station Methodist Episcopal Church, which he had attended while living in the area.[2]

Douglass Place was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Maryland Historical Trust". Douglass Place, Baltimore City. Maryland Historical Trust. 2008-11-21. 

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