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26 - Hawley-Hutzler House

1801 Eutaw Place, Baltimore MD 21217

Construction Date:1887
Architect:Thomas Kennedy


Visitor Experience

Mini-tours of the first-floor rooms throughout the day. There will be a series of 1905 photographs of the rooms so visitors can see past renovations.

BONUS: Escape-room meets Clue at this historic mansion – play a fun game when you arrive!


In 1887, just before his passing, Martin Hawley, a prominent lumber tycoon, constructed an impressive Victorian mansion spanning 8,000 square feet. This grand residence boasted over 10 rooms, 7 bathrooms, a reception hall, a brick-walled garden, and even a residential elevator. Following Hawley’s widow’s death a decade later, the mansion was acquired by Abram Hutzler, the renowned owner of the eponymous department store. The Hutzler family resided in the mansion until 1942. Subsequently, the property was converted into medical offices, and in the 1970s, a new owner reconfigured it into apartments.

Each room features a different species of wood used in stunning millwork, arches, paneling and carved details. Whether Hawley used whatever surplus lumber was available through his business, or the eclectic mix of wood was a deliberate, creative decision, the result is spectacular.

  • Accessibility: Partially handicap accessible. Although the first floor is wheelchair accessible, there are a total of 6 steps from sidewalk to entry hall.
  • Parking: Street Parking