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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 might reflect on it a late-Victorian model of Colonial Williamsburg. within the twentieth century, Bouton additionally created Roland Park's sister advancements: Guilford, native land, and unique Northwood. The latter have been built after the heyday of the streetcar; by contrast, Roland Park with out streetcars might were unthinkable. Even now, trolley stories abound within the type of surviving previous trackage and ready shelters. better Roland Park explores the advance 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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