Market Center (NRIS 00000040)

Address: 24 blks surrounding the jct. of Howard and Lexington Sts., Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland. County/parish: Baltimore.

403 contributing buildings.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places February 04, 2000.

Also known as:

  • B-1262
  • Retail District

From Wikipedia:

Market Center (Baltimore, Maryland)
Market Center is a national historic district in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. It is an approximately 24-block area in downtown Baltimore that includes buildings associated with the development of the area as Baltimore's historic retail district. The area evolved from an early 19th-century neighborhood of urban rowhouses to a premiere shopping district featuring large department stores, grand theaters, and major chain stores. The diverse size, style, scale, and types of structures within the district reflect its residential origins and evolution as a downtown retail center.It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2000. (read more...)

Architectural styles:

  • Early Republic
  • Mid 19Th Century Revival

National Park Service documentation: