Some time within the next week, I'm hoping to jog or bike through a bunch of Dashiell Hammett-related places around the city, since the anniversary of the famous mystery writer's death is coming up. I'll write about the results in detail, but for now, I figured it was a good idea to solicit additions. Here's a draft of my list as it stands now:

- Baltimore Polytechnic, where Hammett studied for a semester before dropping out

- Edmondson Avenue/Harlem Park, where a dream sequence began in Red Harvest

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- One South Calvert Street, formerly home of Pinkerton's Detective Agency, where Hammett worked

- Former B&O Railroad headquarters on Charles Street. (The railroad was one of Hammett's non-Pinkerton employers in Baltimore)

- Mount Royal Station, through which a missing character's baggage was tracked in The Girl with the Silver Eyes

- Union Station (now Penn Station), where one of the main characters in The Assistant Murderer bought a one-way ticket to Pennsylvania. (The whole story took place in Baltimore, so this is a slightly random sample)

I know this can't possibly be exhaustive -- it would simply be too long -- but I'm interested in any suggested additions. What key sites am I leaving out?

UPDATE: The full Dashiell Hammett map/post is now up.

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