United States Appraisers' Stores, 103 South Gay Street, Baltimore, Independent City, MD
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103 South Gay Street, Baltimore, MD
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS MD-1095
Building/structure dates: 1935 initial construction
Significance: The United States Appraisers' Stores was constructed in 1935 by the U.S. Treasury Department to provide space for storing, appraising, and inspecting imported merchandise brought through the Port of Baltimore. The building is eight stories tall and contains a flat-plate, reinforced concrete structural system and a brick exterior, designed in the Art Deco style. It replaced an earlier similar, but much smaller, building of the same function.
U.S. General Services Administration
U.S. Treasury Department
Bounds, A. Pierce, Photographer
Bowie, John R., Delineator
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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