Evergreen Museum & Library
4545 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD

Evergreen Museum & Library

4545 N Charles St
Baltimore, MD 21210
Neighborhood: North Baltimore > Loyola
Evergreen Museum & Library, Baltimore — Evergreen House, a magnificent Gilded Age estate located just 10 minutes from Baltimore's Inner Harbor, was home to two generations of Baltimore's Garrett family. Today the historic mansion, its charming 19th-century Carriage House, and 26 landscaped acres are included on the National Register of Historic Places and provide a variety of exquisite and unique settings that will make your special event truly memorable.

From your initial visit, through every stage of the planning process, and even after your guests have said good-bye, Evergreen's attentive and professional staff are ready to work with you to make certain that every detail is addressed and that your special event proceeds as effortlessly as possible.
4545 N Charles St
Baltimore, MD 21210
Neighborhood: North Baltimore > Loyola

Maximum Capacity: 4250 people
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Evergreen Museum & Library is a magnificent 19th Century Gilded Age estate located just 10 minutes from Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Today the historic mansion provides a variety of exquisite and unique settings that will make your private event memorable.

Carriage House: Built in the 1870s, Evergreens Carriage House offers an abundance of delightful and unique indoor and outdoor spaces, perfect for receptions, parties, and meetings. The large carriage room, spacious wood-paneled stalls, and paved garden terrace (tented during warmer months) provide a range of attractive possibilities for events large and small.

Upper Gardens: The manicured gardens, marble statuary, cast iron Victorian benches, and historic fountain, and the Main House as a dramatic backdrop, provide a truly spectacular setting for your tented event.

From your initial visit, through every stage of the planning process, Evergreens attentive and professional staff is ready to work with you to make certain that every detail is addressed.
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Evergreen Museum & Library, Baltimore — The 48-room mansion, with its soaring portico, elaborate cornices, Tiffany-designed glass canopy, surrounding 26 acres of gardens and meadows, and elaborate detail in all aspects of its interior, is a superb example of architecture of the Gilded Age.

Photos published with permission of Evergreen Museum & Library

Evergreen Museum & Library, Baltimore — The 48-room mansion, with its soaring portico, elaborate cornices, Tiffany-designed glass canopy, surrounding 26 acres of gardens and meadows, and elaborate detail in all aspects of its interior, is a superb example of architecture of the Gilded Age.Evergreen Museum & Library, Baltimore — The North Entrance- Evergreen House was originally built in 1857 as a square 2- 1/2 story block facing Charles Street. During the 60 years and two generations of the Garrett family's residence at Evergreen, the houses was greatly expanded and modified
While the original entrance remains, located at the top of the stairs under the east-facing portico, the entrance used by visitors today was designed by New York architect Lawrence Aspinwall in 1896. Commissioned by Alice Whitridge Garrett, who wanted a more accessible entrance, Aspenwall designed a two-story addition to enhance the main house's Italianate architecture. The glass and wrought iron canopy over the door was created by Louis Comfort Tiffany and Aspinwall employed William McPherson to design the stained glass windows that illuminate the stairwell.Evergreen Museum & Library, Baltimore — John Work Garrett's Boyhood Bedroom, Den and Library-After a childhood accident, John Work Garrett developed a tubercular hip which inhibited the growth of one leg. When this occurred, John's father installed an elevator for him, moved him from the third to the second floor, and added a library to his new room. The library level is constructed of iron and glass. In the room are objects associated with John's early life, including a banner from Princeton (the alma mater of all three Garrett sons), birds' eggs, coins, magic tricks and other objects that demonstrate his early interests in natural history and collecting.Evergreen Museum & Library, Baltimore — The Victorian Room- Used by Alice Whitridge Garrett as a music room, The Victorian Room was redecorated by Alice Warder Garrett as a guest room, using the oak imitation bamboo furniture she had inherited from her parents. She decorated and named this room "The Victorian Room" as a joke because it contrasted so sharply with her more modern 20th-century taste. The room's Meissen chandelier was purchased by T. Harrison Garrett and the silk parasol which had belonged to Alice Warder Garrett was added to conceal the light bulbs when the chandelier was electrified in the 1930s.Evergreen Museum & Library, Baltimore — The Gold Bathroom-T. Harrison Garrett had this bathroom added to the house in 1886. Baltimore architect Charles Carson was asked to design the bath and ordered the unpolished marble mosaic tile from Herter Brothers of New York for the walls, ceiling, and floor surfaces. The bath's metal pipes and fixtures are made of brass and all of the wooden surfaces, including the window frame and shutters, the standing cabinet, and the water tank, are gilded with gold leaf.Evergreen Museum & Library, Baltimore — The Gold Bathroom-T. Harrison Garrett had this bathroom added to the house in 1886. Baltimore architect Charles Carson was asked to design the bath and ordered the unpolished marble mosaic tile from Herter Brothers of New York for the walls, ceiling, and floor surfaces. The bath's metal pipes and fixtures are made of brass and all of the wooden surfaces, including the window frame and shutters, the standing cabinet, and the water tank, are gilded with gold leaf.Evergreen Museum & Library, Baltimore — Event space floor plans.
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General Event Space Max Capacity: 400 people 4174 sq ft 387.8 sq meter
Carriage House, Evergreen Museum & Library, Baltimore — Built in the 1870s, Evergreen's Carriage House offers an abundance of delightful and unique indoor and outdoor spaces, perfect for receptions, parties, and meetings. The large carriage room, spacious wood-paneled stalls, and paved garden terrace (tented during warmer months) provide a range of attractive possibilities for events large and small.
Built in the 1870s, Evergreen's Carriage House offers an abundance of delightful and unique indoor and outdoor spaces, perfect for receptions, parties, and meetings. The large carriage room, spacious wood-paneled stalls, and paved garden terrace (tented during warmer months) provide a range of attractive possibilities for events large and small.

Photos published with permission of Evergreen Museum & Library

Built in the 1870s, Evergreen's Carriage House offers an abundance of delightful and unique indoor and outdoor spaces, perfect for receptions, parties, and meetings. The large carriage room, spacious wood-paneled stalls, and paved garden terrace (tented during warmer months) provide a range of attractive possibilities for events large and small.
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Supported Layouts and Capacities
Banquet - 8 per
Capacity: 300 People
Reception
Capacity: 400 People
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  • Atmosphere/Decor: Built in the 1870s, Evergreen's Carriage House offers an abundance of delightful and unique indoor and outdoor spaces, perfect for receptions, parties, and meetings.
  • Special Features: The large carriage room, spacious wood-paneled stalls, and paved garden terrace (tented during warmer months) provide a range of attractive possibilities for events large and small.
  • Total Square Feet: 4,174
  • Total Square Meters: 387.8
Main House (Entrance Hall, Drawing Room, Garrett Library)Photos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 100 people
MeadowPhotos Available
Outdoor Venue Max Capacity: 800 people
North Wing (Bakst Theatre and Far East Room)Photos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 100 people
Upper GardenPhotos Available
Outdoor Venue Max Capacity: 800 people
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