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Latrobe Pavillion

Engineer / Architect: George A. Frederick
Location: Druid Hill Park
Baltimore, MD
Year Built: c. 1860
Structural Form: park pavilion; wood
Historical Details: George Frederick designed several Chinese and Moorish-style pavilions shortly after the city of Baltimore purchased Druid Hill Park. The pavillions originally served as stops for a small railroad that used to wind through the park. They are thought to be the oldest park structures in the United States.
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. 298;
M.E Hayward and F.R. Shivers, Jr., the Architecture of Baltimore: An Illustrated History, The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore (2004), p. 147.