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A celebration of the cherished parts of Baltimore that are no longer Organized chronologically starting with the earliest losses and ending with the latest, this book features much-loved Baltimore institutions that failed to stand the test of time, such as the Sun Iron Building, Electric Amusement Park, and the Rennert Hotel. Alongside the city's iconic and much-missed buildings, it also looks at some traditions that have passed, such as marble doorsteps and painted window screens, and sporting legends that have relocated, such as the Baltimore Colts and Baltimore Bullets. Other sites include Carroll Hall, Baltimore & Ohio Building, News American Building, Montebello, Riverview Amusement Park, Tollgates, Latrobe Block, Bromo Seltzer Factory, Calvert Street Station, Bethlehem-Fairfield Shipyard, Fells Point historic homes, Downtown theaters, Centennial Fountain, Camp Holabird, St. Mary's Seminary, and Hutzlers.
Paul K. Williams has an educational background in historic preservation and architecture from Roger Williams and Cornell Universities. Since 1995, he has been the proprietor of Kelsey & Associates, "The House History People," focusing on individual house and building research in Washington, D.C. and beyond. He is the author of 12 books including many on neighborhood history, such as Capitol Hill and Greater U Street. He maintains a blog on Washington, D.C. history at The House History Man. Greg Alexander is the coauthor of Images of America: Capitol Hill Woodley Park and Images of America: Woodley Park. He has contributed to such publications as the Baltimore Sun, Maryland Family, Port of Baltimore Magazine, the Washington Blade, the Washington Post, and WHERE Baltimore. He lives in Baltimore.