image

THEN: The Alexander Brown and Company building, center, sits amongst the destruction of the Great Baltimore Fire of 1904. It was one of the few buildings that survived the fire in the downtown area. (Baltimore Sun file photo)

image

NOW: A picture of the Alex Brown Building, center, now a Capital One Bank, located at the southwest corner of Calvert Street and Baltimore Street. The building was one of the few buildings downtown to survive the Great Baltimore Fire of 1904. (Robert K. Hamilton, Baltimore Sun photo)