Amazing Architecture: Maryland
Maryland, home to Chesapeake Bay and the city of Baltimore, this state has plenty to offer! With that of course, comes some of the most incredible architecture you will find in this nation. In this iteration of Amazing Architecture, we’ll explore the state of Maryland for amazing sights that will hopefully inspire you to check out!
George Peabody Library- located in Baltimore, this lavish library was designed by Baltimore based architect Edmund Lind, opening the library 1878. The exterior presents a gothic style but the interior is where this library shines. Known as one of the most beautiful libraries in the world, with the nickname “Cathedral of books” the interior is based with black and white slab marble, with five iron balconies stacked, each floor containing thousands of books. The roof holding a skylight allows natural light to flood this Greek inspired interior.
Greenbelt Community Center- located in Greenbelt, this center serves to facilitate the community and was brought to life with the help of Rexford Tugwell, an advisor for President FDR. This building is a product of the Art Deco style popular in the 30’s, with curved lines and glass bricks, this center is considered one of the 10 best Art Deco style buildings in the US.
We hope you found this iteration of Amazing Architecture interesting and maybe inspire you to check out these places for yourself! At AJS, we are committed to serving the Gulf Coast and beyond in moving, building, and leveling and we are here to help you and your properties. For lifting, construction, or moving, give us a call today to schedule a free consultation!