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Darin, Grace. "The Story of Charles Village: The Building of a Community (1967-1974)." In Charles Village Journal, 6-18. Baltimore: Charles Village Civic Association, 1974.
De Gast, Robert. Unreal Estate: The Eastern Shore. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993.
Annotation / Notes: Photo study of a variety of abandoned buildings -- agricultural structures and homes.
Dombrowski, Esther. "The Homefront: Harford County During World War II, Part I." Harford Historical Bulletin 65 (Summer 1995): 107-52; "Part II."Harford Historical Bulletin 66 (Fall 1995): 155-204.
Dürr, William Theodore. The Conscience of A City: A History of the Citizen's Planning and Housing Association and Efforts to Improve Housing for the Poor in Baltimore, Maryland, 1937-1954. Ph.D. diss., Johns Hopkins University, 1972.
Frank, Beryl. Way Back When in Sudbrook Park. Baltimore: Sudbrook Park, Inc., 1997.
Annotation / Notes: The major focus of this work are the one to two pages, illustrated, histories of 17 selected houses. Although architecture is mentioned, the major focus is on the lives of the people who occupied the houses. Their is a description of community life by the activities of the months. Over 60 people were interviewed for this work.
Friedrichs, Jurgen, and Allen C. Goodman. The Changing Downtown: A Comparative Study of Baltimore and Hamburg. Berlin and New York: W. de Gruyter, 1987.
Annotation / Notes: A multidiscplinary study of the changing economic, social, and cultural role of Baltimore's downtown, many roles have been altered due to the growth of the metropolitan area. Urban downtowns are simply not as important as they once were.
Gray, Ralph D., and Gerald E. Hartdagen. "A Glimpse of Baltimore Society in 1827: Letters by Henry D. Gilpin." Maryland Historical Magazine 69 (Fall 1974): 256-70.
Annotation / Notes: Gilpin, a young lawyer from Philadelphia, wrote five lengthy letters to his father while visiting the Baltimore area in September, 1827. He described the people he met, many of whom were very important in Baltimore society, many were also the family and associates of Charles Carroll of Carrollton. In these letters he presents an insightful view of the life of the area's upper class. Of special interest is his descriptions of the major houses of Doughoregan Manor, Homewood, and Oakland.
Greaver, Earl R. Greenbelt: The History of a New Town, 1937-1987. Greenbelt, MD: City of Greenbelt, 1987.
Greene, Carroll, Jr. "The Rebuff That Inspired a Town." Maryland 7 (Summer 1975): 49-52.
Annotation / Notes: Highland Beach.
Holcomb, Eric L. "Walbrook: The Suburbanization of Northwest Baltimore, 1850-1945." Maryland Humanities (Winter 1998): 2-3.
Howard County Historical Society. Howard's Heritage: A Cook's Tour of Howard County, Maryland. Lenexa, KS: Cookbook Publishers, 1984.
Jones, V. C. "The Great Baltimore Fire." American History Illustrated 7 (1972): 4-9, 39-41, 45-49.
Knepper, Cathy D. "Greenbelt: A New Deal Remnant in Our Midst." Maryland Humanities (November 1998): 6-10.
Annotation / Notes: The planned community of Greenbelt, a project of the Resettlement Administration, was developed with three concepts in mind: economic and social cooperation, a walking garden plan of house construction based on the international style, and a neighborhood design centering on a school or community center. As it grew Greenbelt was able to maintain its identify, which developed from the three concepts, through a strong city government and an active local newspaper.
Knepper, Cathy Dee. The Gospel According to Greenbelt: Community Life in Greenbelt, Maryland, 1935-1990. Ph.D. diss., University of Maryland at College Park, 1993.
Lewand, Karen. North Baltimore, from Estate to Development. Baltimore: Baltimore City Department of Planning and University of Baltimore, 1989.
Love, Mary I. "'The Mountain Chautauqua': Mountain Lake Park 1881-1941." Glades Star 5 (March 1982): 385-401; (September 1982): 434-35.
Love, Richard. "Brunswick's 'Blessed Curse': Surviving an Industrial Legacy." Maryland Historical Magazine 88 (Summer 1993): 133-49.
Annotation / Notes: Brunswick was a community tied together and given its identify by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. When the railroad left in the late twentieth century the town lost its identify and underwent a drastic change. It experienced a period of crisis where the whole concept of community was called into question.
Lubar, Steven. "Trolley Lines Land Speculation and Community-Building: The Early History of Woodside Park, Silver Spring, Maryland." Maryland Historical Magazine 81 (Winter 1986): 316-29.
Annotation / Notes: The early twentieth century history of Silver Spring is a part of the larger picture of the development of Washington, D.C.'s suburban growth.
McCarthy, Michael P. "Renaissance Rivalry in Baltimore: One Charles Center vs. One North Charles." Maryland Historical Magazine 90 (Summer 1995): 194-215.
Annotation / Notes: In 1962 two major, yet very different, construction projects were occurring in downtown Baltimore within blocks of each other. One Charles Center was a Bethlehem Steel project and was outside the official Charles Center development area. One North Charles was the design of Mies Van der Rohe and was being constructed out of reinforced concrete. It was also an official part of the larger plan for downtown development.