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By Douglas P. Munro

Developer Edward Bouton revolutionized American existence with the construction of Roland Park, one of many country's first "streetcar suburbs," positioned in Baltimore, Maryland. in contrast to many late-19th-century suburbs, Roland Park is easily preserved, and lots of may examine it a late-Victorian model of Colonial Williamsburg. within the twentieth century, Bouton additionally created Roland Park's sister advancements: Guilford, fatherland, and unique Northwood. The latter have been built after the heyday of the streetcar; against this, Roland Park with no streetcars may were unthinkable. Even now, trolley thoughts abound within the kind of surviving previous trackage and ready shelters. higher Roland Park explores the improvement of the suburb and its associates: Embla Park, Evergreen, Keswick, Lake Falls, Lake Roland, New North Roland Park, The Orchards, Poplar Hill, and Tuxedo Park.

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