Abram Huston House and Carriage House

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Abram Huston House and Carriage House
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Graystone, January 2010
Abram Huston House and Carriage House is located in Pennsylvania
Abram Huston House and Carriage House
Location 53 S. 1st Ave., Coatesville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 39°58′54″N 75°49′21″W / 39.98167°N 75.82250°W / 39.98167; -75.82250Coordinates: 39°58′54″N 75°49′21″W / 39.98167°N 75.82250°W / 39.98167; -75.82250
Area 3.1 acres (1.3 ha)
Built 1889
Architect Cope & Stewardson
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 77001149[1]
Added to NRHP September 15, 1977

Abram Huston House and Carriage House, also known as the Coatesville City Hall and Police Station and "Greystone," is a historic building located at Coatesville, Chester County, Pennsylvania. It was designed and built in 1889, by the noted architectural firm of Cope & Stewardson. The house is a 2 1/2-story building, built of shaped coursed stone, irregularly shaped in plan, and has a two-story wing added in 1925. The carriage house is "L" shaped, and features a two-story tower with a conical roof. The house was built as the home of Abram Huston, who owned the Lukens Steel Company. The house is used as the Coatesville City Hall and carriage house as the Coatesville police station.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ ""National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania"" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Alice Kent Schooler and Susan M. Zacher (February 1977). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Abram Huston House and Carriage House" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-11-14.