Fidelity Building (Baltimore)

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Fidelity Building
Former names Fidelity and Deposit of Maryland
Colonial American Casualty and Surety Co.
General information
Status Complete
Type Commercial offices
Architectural style Romanesque Revival
Location 210 North Charles Street
Baltimore, Maryland
Coordinates 39°17′29″N 76°36′56″W / 39.29135°N 76.61544°W / 39.29135; -76.61544Coordinates: 39°17′29″N 76°36′56″W / 39.29135°N 76.61544°W / 39.29135; -76.61544
Completed 1893
Height
Antenna spire 67 m (220 ft)
Roof 62 m (203 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 15
Design and construction
Developer Baldwin & Pennington
References
[1][2]

The Fidelity Building is a 15-story, 67 m (220 ft) skyscraper in Baltimore, Maryland, completed in 1893. The building's architectural style is Romanesque Revival. The building used steel constrcution with granite facing. The original roof had French dormers and a tower. [3] The building is used for business by Fidelity. The building originally contained eight floors, however, between 1912 and 1915, seven more floors were added to the building, increasing the number of floors to fifteen.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Fidelity Building (Baltimore) at Emporis
  2. ^ Fidelity Building (Baltimore) at SkyscraperPage
  3. ^ Mary Ellen Hayward, Frank R. Shivers, Jr. The Architecture of Baltimore: An Illustrated History. p. 224. 
  4. ^ "Baltimore History Book Scans". Architecture and Travel (Wordpress). Retrieved 2008-06-25.