Lincoln Elementary School (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Lincoln Elementary School
Lincoln Elementary School (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Lincoln Elementary School (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
Location Lincoln and Frankstown Aves., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°27′36″N 79°54′43″W / 40.46000°N 79.91194°W / 40.46000; -79.91194Coordinates: 40°27′36″N 79°54′43″W / 40.46000°N 79.91194°W / 40.46000; -79.91194
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1931
Architect Pringle,Thomas; Robling,Oliver J.
Architectural style Art Deco
Governing body Local
MPS Pittsburgh Public Schools TR
NRHP Reference # 86002685[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP September 30, 1986
Designated CPHS November 30, 1999[2]
Designated PHLF 2001[3]

The Lincoln Elementary School (also known as Pittsburgh Lincoln K-8) located in the Larimer neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a building from 1931. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1]

The historical marker near the front of the building on Frankstown Avenue says the following:[4]

Mary Lou Williams (1910–1981) – Famed jazz composer and pianist. A child prodigy, she grew up in this city; went to Lincoln School here, 1919–23. Played for Andy Kirk in 1930s; then arranged music for Duke Ellington and others. Major works include "Zodiac Suite" and "Mary Lou's Mass."


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Local Historic Designations". Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. Retrieved 2011-08-05. 
  3. ^ Historic Landmark Plaques 1968-2009. Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. 2010. Retrieved 2011-08-05. 
  4. ^ "Mary Lou Williams Marker", Explore PA History, retrieved 2011-02-28 

External links[edit]