American Brewery Building – Baltimore

The American Brewery Building is a unique huge building in a residential neighborhood on the east side of Baltimore. It was opened as a brewery in 1887. It was empty for decades before it was renovated for a non-profit organization. Baltimore Heritage has written about it and made the video below.

I worked nearby in the 1970s and passed it on the bus hundreds of times. There was a full page photo if it in the outstanding book America’s Forgotten Architecture (1976).

The building was also in David Mamet’s 1991 film Homicide.

Historic American Buildings Survey

I had saved this picture on my phone – I don’t recall where it came from so I can’t give credit to the photographer at this time

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s