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The Charlcote House in Guilford

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The Charlcote House, located in the north Baltimore neighborhood of Guilford, was designed by John Russell Pope, the acclaimed American architect. Pope also designed the Jefferson Memorial in Washington D.C., as well as the Baltimore Museum of Art. in 1914 construction began on the Charlcote House, the stately mansion created for James Swan Frick, the son of William Frederick Frick, an important lawyer for the B&O Railroad, the Consolidated Coal Company and the Consolidated Gas Company. The nearly 100 year-old Classical Revival style building is situated just west of the Guilford Reservoir and slightly north of Sherwood Gardens.

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January 30th, 2010 at 12:32 pm