Baltimore's last surviving movie palace opened in 1939 and is still showing movies. A $3.5 million renovation completed in October 2013, just in time for its 75th anniversary, restored the building's art-deco splendor. (Pictured: Baltimore filmmaker John Waters and Harris Glenn Milstead - aka Divine - at the 1988 premiere of "Hairspray" at the Senator Theatre.)
Baltimore is famous for its city blocks of row homes with their front stoops and painted screen doors. The streets of Baltimore are organized in a grid pattern, lined with tens of thousands of brick and formstone faced rowhouses. The Baltimore Rowhouse is considered to be the architectural form defining Baltimore as "perhaps no other American city.
Annapolis & Anne Arundel County, MD 350 years of history come alive in Annapolis! You'll discover a treasure trove of historic attractions in Annapolis, an 18th-century seaport town where Colonial-era buildings abound.
Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse, Baltimore, MD. On Pier 5 in Baltimore's Inner Harbor stands the screw-pile lighthouse. Built in 1851, the lighthouse is the oldest of its type in Maryland. It was moved from the Chesapeake Bay in 1988 due to damage from storms and ice. The lighthouse now houses a museum.