St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church (Baltimore, Maryland)

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St. Elizabeth of Hungary
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Church building in March 2012
St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church (Baltimore, Maryland) is located in Baltimore
St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church (Baltimore, Maryland)
St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church (Baltimore, Maryland) is located in Maryland
St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church (Baltimore, Maryland)
St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church (Baltimore, Maryland) is located in the United States
St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church (Baltimore, Maryland)
LocationJct. of E. Baltimore St. and Lakewood Ave., Baltimore, Maryland
Coordinates39°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
Area2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built1895
ArchitectMultiple
Architectural styleRomanesque
NRHP reference #94001278[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 4, 1994

St. Elizabeth of Hungary is a historic Roman Catholic church complex located within the Archdiocese of Baltimore in the Baltimore-Linwood neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

Description[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Peter E. Kurtze (February 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-04-01.
  3. ^ "St. Elizabeth of Hungary feast day Nov. 17". The Catholic Review. Retrieved 2012-08-08.

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