Around 1907, the block began to fall out of vogue, and during the 1920's, four of the buildings were torn down. The remaining units were left derelict, a home to vagrants.
Then, in 1932 came a renaissance, when artistically-minded Atlantans began to buy and restore the rowhouses, converting many to smaller apartments. Since that time, Baltimore Block has been home to artists, writers, journalists, actors, and even a French countess. Unfortunately, two more buildings were destroyed in 1954, after renovators mistakenly removed vital parts of their foundation. During the 1960's, the block became a mecca for the bohemian set, when a coffeehouse, later a bar, operated out of two of the rowhouses. Later, offices, galleries and small shops began to mix in with the residential units. In 1989, the rowhouses, all under a single ownership for the first time, were renovated for use as office space, and a large L-shaped, 5-story addition was completed.
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|Date Added||Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 6:32am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 741841 N 3739502|
|Decimal Degrees||33.76805000, -84.38861667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 46.083', W 84° 23.317'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 46' 4.98" N, 84° 23' 19.02" W|
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|Area Code(s)||404, 770, 678|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2-34 Spring W Peachtree Con, Atlanta GA 30308, US|
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