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100 East Pratt Street

Engineer / Architect: Pietro Belluschi, Emery Roth and Sons (original);Skidmore, Owings and Merrill (addition)
Location: 100 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD
Year Built: 1973-75; 1991
Structural Form: steel frame with masonry facade, hat truss
Historical Details: N/A
Technical Details: The 1991 addition is suspended entirely from the hat truss so that load travels up into the truss and then down through the original building; no load is placed on the building below.
Image Source(s): Rachel Sangree
References: M.E Hayward and F.R. Shivers, Jr., the Architecture of Baltimore: An Illustrated History, The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore (2004), p. 287.