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The Peale Center for Baltimore History and Architecture


Historian, veteran journalist and architecture critic James D. Dilts wrote in a 2012 Baltimore Brew article "You can learn about a city from its authors, artists, and musicians, and also from its buildings.  Like books, they are tactile objects capable of transporting you, in the sense of inspiring intense emotions." 

As the Board President of the Peale Center for Baltimore History and Architecture he is leading efforts to bring America’s oldest museum back to life.  He tells us about the Peale Center’s history and the nonprofit’s plans to restore the building for contemporary use and carry its legacy forward.