Brownsville Commercial Historic District

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Brownsville Commercial Historic District
Brownsville Commercial Historic District, May 2008
Brownsville Commercial Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Brownsville Commercial Historic District
Location 105-128 Brownsville Ave. and 1-145 Market, 101-200 High, 2-6 Water, 100 Charles, 1 Seneca and 108 Bank Sts., Brownsville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°01′17″N 79°53′13″W / 40.02139°N 79.88694°W / 40.02139; -79.88694Coordinates: 40°01′17″N 79°53′13″W / 40.02139°N 79.88694°W / 40.02139; -79.88694
Area 19 acres (7.7 ha)
Architectural style Classical Revival, Moderne, Italianate
Governing body Federal
NRHP Reference # 93000716[1]
Added to NRHP August 2, 1993

Brownsville Commercial Historic District is a national historic district located adjacent to the Brownsville Northside Historic District at Brownsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 55 contributing buildings and 2 contributing structures in the central business district of Brownsville. Most of the contributing buildings are three and four-story brick commercial buildings built between 1900 and 1930, with four buildings dated to the 19th century. The oldest building is the Flatiron Building (c. 1835). Other notable buildings include the International Order of Odd Fellows Building (1876), Monongahela National Bank (1902), Second National Bank (1916), Snowden Building (1907), Union Station (1928), Plaza Theater (1920), Crawford Building (1908), and Borough Building (1940). The contributing structures are the separately listed Dunlap's Creek Bridge and a stone railroad tunnel (1903).[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1993.[1]


  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 Norene L. Halvonik (February 1993). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Brownsville Commercial Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-29.