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Opening doors to Baltimore's industrial past

Opening doors to Baltimore's industrial past

Baltimore's manufacturing heyday is long past. But the buildings that housed those industries were sturdily constructed. Many have survived and now thrive as residences, theaters, restaurants, artist studios, classrooms, museums, retail shops and contemporary industries.

Doors Open Baltimore, a new event sponsored by AIABaltimore, the city's chapter of the American Institute of Architects, and the Baltimore Architecture Foundation gives the public the opportunity this coming Saturday to visit 42 sites in the city to see the ways in which old factory buildings have been given new life.

Here's a chance to learn that the building that now houses the