Canton Historic District

Also known as: Canton
Eastern Ave., Waterfront, Conklin and Chester Sts., Baltimore, Maryland


National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 29, 1980
Reference number
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival; Victorian
Areas of significance
Industry; Commerce; Exploration/Settlement; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Manufacturing facility; Specialty store; Warehouse
Current functions
Single dwelling; Specialty store; Manufacturing facility; Warehouse
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1825-1849
Significant years
1828; 1873; 1907
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 5396
Non-contributing buildings: 97


19th Century (36,845)
Baltimore, Maryland (293)
Brick (42,459)
Built 1828 (141)
Built during 1820s (1,802)
District (10,314)
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival (16,280)
Maryland (1,781)
Stone (26,162)
Victorian (19,697)