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Continental Trust Building

Engineer / Architect: Daniel H. Burnham
Location: 201 East Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD
Year Built: 1899
Structural Form: High-rise office building; steel-framed building with a masonry facade
Historical Details: Designed by a well-known Chicago architect in the "Chicago style", this building survived the 1904 Baltimore fire and briefly held the record for the tallest building south of New York.
Technical Details: N/A
Image Source(s): Rachel Sangree
References: J. Dorsey and J.D. Dilts, A Guide to Baltimore Architecture (Third Edition), Tidewater Publishers, Centreville, MD (1997), p. 152; M.E Hayward and F.R. Shivers, Jr., the Architecture of Baltimore: An Illustrated History, The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore (2004), p. 224.