The Baltimore City Council approved adding two North Baltimore structures to the city’s landmark list on Monday night.
Both the Grace Turnbull House in Guilford and the Waverly Town Hall on Greenmount Avenue will be added to the landmark list once Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake signs legislation approved by the council.
was a renowned artist who was born into a prominent Baltimore family in 1880. Her brother Baynard Turnbull designed the house based on a home in Spain, and it was designed to help facilitate her artwork. According to state property records the house was completed in 1930.
was built in 1873 and it was where residents voted in 1888 to become part of Baltimore City. Previously, Waverly had been a Victorian village in Baltimore County. The structure is unique because it is one of the few town halls left in Baltimore that predates the surrounding area being annexed into the city.