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(Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation)
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The Commission for Historical and Architectural Preservation (CHAP) was established in 1964 "in order to preserve the historic, cultural, educational, ...More

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Sub Series Details 1923-1982 Square Mile Sheets and Miscellaneous Building Plans Includes maps of the following areas of Baltimore City: Bolton Hill, Clifton Park, Dickeyville, Druid Hill Park, East-West expressways, Federal Hill, Flag House Park, the Inner Harbor, Jones Falls and adjoining mills, Leakin Park, Mount Royal, Mt. Vernon Place, Orleans St. Viaduct, Patterson Park, Reservoir Hill, Seton Hill, Union Square, ...More

Sub Series Details 1964-1985 Minutes of the Commission These minutes reflect the organization and evolution of the commission and its activities, especially the establishment of historic districts, landmark lists, nominations of Baltimore's buildings to the National Register of Historic Buildings, saving of structures of historical importance, and renovations and changes to buildings within historic districts. BCA BRG8-2
Sub Series Details 1964 Buildings Surveys Survey forms with photographs, detailed notes, and comments and recommendations by commission staff on individual buildings. Maintained in the CHAP offices. BCA BRG8-3
Sub Series Details 1964 Historic District Building Files The records of permits for structural work, painting, and other proposed changes for buildings within established historic districts. Included are photographs. Maintained in the CHAP offices. BCA BRG8-4
Details 1964 Landmarks List Newspaper clippings, correspondence, research notes, photographs, and other material related to the historical significance of Baltimore's structures and neighborhoods. Maintained in the CHAP offices. BCA BRG8-5
Sub Series Details 1968-1980 Highway Environmental Impact Statements Studies, reports, summaries of public meetings, maps, and correspondence received by CHAP concerning the interstate highway construction in Baltimore City. Of particular importance are the Envirinmental Impact Statements and case Reports (in compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966), both of which are prepared jointly by the United ...More

Sub Series Details 1964-2009 Slides Slides of historic structures, general neighborhood views, and Baltimore-related historical prints and photographs. An index card "Master Index" has been digitized and is available here: List of slides by subject (number indicates on what sheet the slide is housed) BCA BRG8-7