Essential Architecture- the North East

Baltimore Cathedral / Cathedral of the Assumption

architect

Benjamin Henry Latrobe

location

Baltimore, MD

date

1804-18 (R: 1804-21) (W: 1814-18)

style

Federal

construction

Stone

type

Church
 
  general view (U. Penn. slide coll.: gift of G. B. Tatum, 1966) and general view from southwest, photograph ca. 1902, W.H. Jackson, Detroit Publishing Co. (no. 014266), Library of Congress.
 
  plan, from Fiske Kimball, "Latrobe's Designs for the Cathedral of Baltimore" Architectural Record, vol. 43 (June 1918) and south flank, photo 1982, M. Brack.
 
  southwest cupola, from roof, photo 1995, J. Cohen and Interior dome, Photo 97, M. Clausen.
 
  section, from Fiske Kimball, "Latrobe's Designs for the Cathedral of Baltimore" Architectural Record, vol. 43 (June 1918).
 

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