Swiss Steam Laundry Building

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Swiss Steam Laundry Building
Swiss Steam Laundry,100-102 N. Greene St., Baltimore City, Maryland.JPG
Swiss Steam Laundry Building in 2011
Swiss Steam Laundry Building is located in Baltimore
Swiss Steam Laundry Building
Swiss Steam Laundry Building is located in Maryland
Swiss Steam Laundry Building
Swiss Steam Laundry Building is located in the US
Swiss Steam Laundry Building
Location 100--102 N. Greene St., Baltimore, Maryland
Coordinates 39°17′25″N 76°37′29″W / 39.29028°N 76.62472°W / 39.29028; -76.62472Coordinates: 39°17′25″N 76°37′29″W / 39.29028°N 76.62472°W / 39.29028; -76.62472
Area less than one acre
Architectural style Romanesque
NRHP Reference # 85001271[1]
Added to NRHP June 20, 1985

Swiss Steam Laundry Building, also known as the Swiss Building, is a historic loft building located at Baltimore, Maryland, United States. It is a Romanesque Revival-style six-story structure. The façade is dominated by two five-story arched bays each consisting of tripartite fenestration at the corners and a cast iron storefront with an ornamental scroll and egg-and-dart molding at the cornice. The interior of the building features iron columns and wood flooring. The first two floors are 20 feet high. The third and fourth floors are 16 feet high, while the uppermost floors are 10 feet high. It was built in 1895 as a manufacturers’ laundry.[2]

Swiss Steam Laundry Building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[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. ^ Elaine B. Finbury (February 1985). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Swiss Steam Laundry Building" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-03-01. 

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