B. F. Jones House

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B. F. Jones House
City of Pittsburgh Historic Structure
Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation Historic Landmark
B. F. Jones House is located in Pittsburgh
B. F. Jones House
Location of the B. F. Jones House in Pittsburgh
Location: 808 Ridge Avenue (Allegheny West)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Coordinates: 40°27′2.47″N 80°0′49.47″W / 40.4506861°N 80.0137417°W / 40.4506861; -80.0137417Coordinates: 40°27′2.47″N 80°0′49.47″W / 40.4506861°N 80.0137417°W / 40.4506861; -80.0137417
Built/Founded: 1908 to 1910
Architect: Rutan & Russell
Architectural style(s): Jacobean Revival
Governing body/Owner: local
City designated: March 15, 1974[1]
PHLF designated: 1970 and 1990[2]

The B. F. Jones House at 808 Ridge Avenue in the Allegheny West neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was built from 1908 to 1910. When it was completed, it had 42 rooms and cost $375,000 to build. It was once the home of Benjamin Franklin Jones, who was one of the founders of the Jones and Laughlin Steel Company. It is currently Jones Hall of the Community College of Allegheny County.

It was added to the List of City of Pittsburgh historic designations on March 15, 1974,[1] and to the List of Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation Historic Landmarks in 1970 and in 1990.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Local Historic Designations". Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-05. 
  2. ^ a b Historic Landmark Plaques 1968-2009. Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. 2010. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-05.