Hollins-Roundhouse Historic District

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Hollins-Roundhouse Historic District
Pratt n Parkin Baltimore.JPG
These buildings are on the northwest corner of Pratt and Parkin Streets (a half block west of Hayes) near the Roundhouse.
Hollins-Roundhouse Historic District is located in Baltimore
Hollins-Roundhouse Historic District
Location W. Baltimore and Schroeder Sts., south on Schroeder to Lombard; west on Lombard to Carey, south to Pratt, and east on Pratt to Hayes, Baltimore, Maryland
Coordinates 39°17′20″N 76°38′02″W / 39.28889°N 76.63389°W / 39.28889; -76.63389Coordinates: 39°17′20″N 76°38′02″W / 39.28889°N 76.63389°W / 39.28889; -76.63389
Architect Long, Robert Cary, et al.
Architectural style Greek Revival, Federal, Italianate
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 09000548
Added to NRHP July 22, 2009

Hollins-Roundhouse Historic District (also known as B-5144) is a national historic district in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. It is a primarily residential area characterized by 19th century rowhouses. The neighborhood is historically significant due to its association with the development of rail transportation in Maryland. Additional historical significance comes from the neighborhood's association with ethnic immigration to Baltimore. During the 1840s and 1850s the area was a center of settlement for Baltimore's German and Irish communities, many of whom immigrated to the United States to work in the rail industry. Later, from the 1880s to the 1920s, the neighborhood became established as the center of Baltimore's Lithuanian immigrant community.[1] Because of the large Lithuanian population in the area north of Hollins Street, the area became known as Little Lithuania. A few remnants of the neighborhood's Lithuanian heritage still remain, such as Lithuanian Hall located on Hollins Street.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on July 22, 2009.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maryland Historical Trust: Listing for Hollins-Roundhouse Historic District
  2. ^ Facaros, Pauls, Dana, Michael (1982). New York & the Mid-Atlantic States. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Gateway. p. 79. ISBN 0895268566. 
  3. ^ "NRHP listing for MARYLAND - Baltimore County". National Register of Historic Places. Retrieved 2012-09-08. 

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