Photo courtesy John G. Waite Associates, Architects; Regis Lefebure (photographer)
Basilica of the Assumption
Baltimore, Maryland
John G. Waite Associates, Architects PLLC

AIA commentary: Restoration of the Basilica of the Assumption (also known as the Baltimore Cathedral), a major architectural landmark and masterpiece of the Federal style, removes a century and a half of obscuring alterations to bring back Benjamin Henry Latrobe’s original concept of luminosity and spatial configuration. The now fully functioning cathedral again serves the people of Baltimore while reclaiming one of America’s most brilliant architectural designs.

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