St. Elizabeth of Hungary (Baltimore, Maryland)

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St. Elizabeth of Hungary
St Liz Baltimore Hungary 1.JPG
Church building in March 2012
St. Elizabeth of Hungary (Baltimore, Maryland) is located in Baltimore
St. Elizabeth of Hungary (Baltimore, Maryland)
Location Jct. of E. Baltimore St. and Lakewood Ave., Baltimore, Maryland
Coordinates 39°17′33″N 76°34′45″W / 39.29250°N 76.57917°W / 39.29250; -76.57917Coordinates: 39°17′33″N 76°34′45″W / 39.29250°N 76.57917°W / 39.29250; -76.57917
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1895
Architectural style Romanesque
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 94001278[1]
Added to NRHP November 4, 1994

St. Elizabeth of Hungary is a historic Roman Catholic church complex located at Baltimore, Maryland, United States. The complex developed over the period 1895-1926, and consists of four buildings: a two-story, gable-fronted brick structure erected in 1895 as the original church, parish hall, and rectory; a large stone Romanesque church building constructed in 1912; a three-story convent built in 1922; and a large three-story parochial school which was added to the site in 1926. The complex occupies a city block directly opposite Patterson Park. In 1931, the St. Elizabeth School had the largest student enrollment, 1,500 students, in the archdiocese.[2] The church was founded to serve the German immigrant community in Baltimore.[3]

St. Elizabeth of Hungary was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Maryland Historical Trust". St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Baltimore City. Maryland Historical Trust. 2008-11-21. 
  3. ^ "St. Elizabeth of Hungary feast day Nov. 17". The Catholic Review. Retrieved 2012-08-08. 

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