Event Pick: Take in a photo essay about Baltimore at a historic Mt. Vernon mansion

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Here’s an engagement that should capitalize on any local’s love for Baltimore’s impressive architecture and the tremendous history its streets hold: The opening of a photo exhibition all about Baltimore’s blocks, hosted at a grand, early-20th century mansion in Mt. Vernon-Belvedere.

The venue, City House Baltimore, is one of the city’s newest co-working and office spaces, adapted from a manse built in the 1900s that still holds many of its original trappings, including a dozen marble fireplaces, a brass-accentuated spiral staircase and original mahogany woodwork.

The show will present six years’ worth of shots by local photographer James Singewald. Per a Tumblr page for the exhibition, “Baltimore: A History, Block-by-Block” is a thoroughly researched project consisting of images of approximately 100 city blocks, taken with a four-by-five-inch view camera and Fujichrome Velvia slide film. Singewald will also be selling his photos of Baltimore’s iconic streets, as well as a book featuring hundreds of them in one collection.

There will be also music, plenty of local beer and food to enjoy as you immerse yourself in some local history.

Free, 6-9 p.m., 6 E. Eager Street, more info here.

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Ethan McLeod

Senior Editor at Baltimore Fishbowl
Ethan has been editing and reporting for Baltimore Fishbowl since fall of 2016. His previous stops include Fox 45, CQ Researcher and Connection Newspapers in Northern Virginia. His freelance writing has been featured in Baltimore City Paper, Leafly, DCist and BmoreArt, among other outlets. He enjoys basketball, humid Mid-Atlantic summers and story tips.
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