Hotel Kernan

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Hotel Kernan
Hotel Kernan 08 11.jpg
Hotel Kernan, August 2011
Hotel Kernan is located in Baltimore
Hotel Kernan
Hotel Kernan is located in Maryland
Hotel Kernan
Hotel Kernan is located in the US
Hotel Kernan
Location 306-312 W. Franklin St., Baltimore, Maryland
Coordinates 39°17′42″N 76°37′15″W / 39.29500°N 76.62083°W / 39.29500; -76.62083Coordinates: 39°17′42″N 76°37′15″W / 39.29500°N 76.62083°W / 39.29500; -76.62083
Area less than one acre
Built 1903 (1903)
Architect Allen, J.D. Co.; Thomas, D.W. & G.H.
Architectural style Renaissance
NRHP reference # 99001079[1]
Added to NRHP September 3, 1999

Hotel Kernan, also known as the Congress Hotel, is a historic hotel located at Baltimore, Maryland, United States. It is a six-story plus mansard roof, French Renaissance Revival-style structure detailed in brick and terra cotta. It is constructed of steel and reinforced concrete and is "U"-shaped in plan. It was designed in 1903 by Philadelphia architect John Allen for theatrical impresario James Lawrence Kernan (1838-1912), who lived at the hotel until his death in 1912.[2]

Hotel Kernan was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Betty Bird and Heather Ewing (November 1998). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Hotel Kernan" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 

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