Baltimore General Dispensary

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Baltimore General Dispensary
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Baltimore General Dispensary, August 2011
Baltimore General Dispensary is located in Baltimore
Baltimore General Dispensary
Baltimore General Dispensary is located in Maryland
Baltimore General Dispensary
Baltimore General Dispensary is located in the US
Baltimore General Dispensary
Location 500 West Fayette St., Baltimore, Maryland
Coordinates 39°17′26″N 76°37′22″W / 39.29056°N 76.62278°W / 39.29056; -76.62278Coordinates: 39°17′26″N 76°37′22″W / 39.29056°N 76.62278°W / 39.29056; -76.62278
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1911 (1911)
Architect MacKenzie, George N., III
Architectural style Classical Revival
NRHP reference # 80001779[1]
Added to NRHP March 18, 1980

Baltimore General Dispensary is a historic dispensary building located at Baltimore, Maryland, United States. It is three bays wide and two stories high, with running bond red brick foundation and building walls, and a water table constricted in 1911. The front features a simple cornice surmounting a stone entablature reading: 1801 Baltimore General Dispensary 1911. It is the only surviving building designed for Baltimore’s oldest charity. The interior originally featured a large dispensary center on the first floor, separated for black and white patients. The rooms for surgical and medical aid on the second floor gave the poor a measure of privacy rarely available to charity patients.[2]

Baltimore General Dispensary was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Fred Shoken (1979). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Baltimore General Dispensary" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 

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