This grand 1850’s mansion was a private home for the business elite until the early 20th century, when it became the site of the first orthopedic clinic in America, under the direction of famed Johns Hopkins surgeon William Steven Baer. Clientele included Franklin Roosevelt, John Kennedy, Katherine Hepburn, Errol Flynn and countless others.

Acquired by Founder of House Calls of D.C and Art Collector Paul Scott Rhodes, MD in 2016, the property has been faithfully restored to its original grandeur.
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Madison House offers nine comfortably-furnished and uniquely decorated bedrooms, each with private bath. Beds are dressed with fine linens and down comforters.


Guests have access to all of our lovely common rooms: an Entertainment Room, spacious Salon and Parlor, large courtyard and ample private parking. The decor of Madison House brims with artistry, yet the atmosphere is relaxed and friendly — a serene oasis just blocks from downtown Baltimore.


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Fine Linens and Comforters
AC/Heating in each Bedroom
High Speed Wireless Internet
Large Screen Cable TV in Movie Room
French Country Commercial Kitchen
World Class Art Collection
Extensive Library in Reading Room
Expansive Country Garden in Courtyard
Nearby Theatres, Shops, Restaurants of Harbor East

The Neighborhood

Madison House is just steps away from the Washington Monument and the cafés and restaurants of North Charles Street including one of our favorites The Ash Bar at the Ulysses Hotel. Also nearby are, The Walters Art Museum, Maryland Historical Society, Peabody Conservatory, and Center Stage.