Butler Street Gatehouse

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Butler Street Gatehouse
Butler Street Gatehouse.jpg
Butler Street Gatehouse is located in Pennsylvania
Butler Street Gatehouse
Location 4734 Butler St., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°28′30″N 79°57′27″W / 40.47500°N 79.95750°W / 40.47500; -79.95750Coordinates: 40°28′30″N 79°57′27″W / 40.47500°N 79.95750°W / 40.47500; -79.95750
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1848
Architect Chislett,John; Moser,Henry
Architectural style Gothic Revival, Romantic Picturesque
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 74001734[1]
Added to NRHP July 30, 1974

The Butler Street Gatehouse at Allegheny Cemetery in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was built 1848 in the Gothic Revival style by John Chislett, Pittsburgh's first well-known architect and the founder of the cemetery. A chapel and offices, designed by Henry Moser, were added in 1870.[2]

The gatehouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. The entire Allegheny Cemetery was listed on the National Register in 1980[1]

1870 addition

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Van Trump, James D. (1973). "Butler Street Gateway - Allegheny Cemetery" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Retrieved January 11, 2014. 

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Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) documentation: