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Wilkens Building

Engineer / Architect: N/A
Location: 300 West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD
Year Built: 1871
Structural Form: cast iron fronted warehouse, timber and brick
Historical Details: While there were probably over 100 cast iron fronted buildings standing in Baltimore a century ago, the Wilkens building is just one of a few remaining. The rest were destroyed by either the Baltimore fire or redevelopment projects downtown.
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. 215.

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