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1896–1903. 4, 5, and 6 Randall Ct.

A group of picturesque Shingle Style houses facing an inner courtyard illustrates the subdivision of eighteenth-century Annapolis estates in later decades. Alexander Randall had acquired a portion of the former Thomas Bordley family property around 1845, and his heirs continued to subdivide and improve the lots after his death in 1881. In 1896 a narrow pedestrian path called Randall Place was created between State Circle next to the Randall Duplex and College Avenue, inspiring construction of 4 Randall Court. This Shingle Style cottage received well-integrated additions in 1913 and 1921. The original owner of number 4 built the complementary Arts and Crafts semidetached dwelling at numbers 5 and 6 in 1903 with the front porches facing the center of the block and the front lawn of the Bordley-Randall House.

Writing Credits

Lisa Pfueller Davidson and Catherine C. Lavoie



  • 1896


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Lisa Pfueller Davidson and Catherine C. Lavoie, "RANDALL COURT HOUSES", [Annapolis, Maryland], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Maryland, Lisa Pfueller Davidson and Catherine C. Lavoie. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2022, 59-59.

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