Pittsburgh Central Downtown Historic District

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Pittsburgh Central Downtown
Historic District
FrickBuildingPittsburgh.jpg
Pittsburgh Central Downtown Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Central Downtown Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Liberty Avenue, Grant Street, Forbes Avenue, and Wood Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°26′29″N 79°59′50″W / 40.44139°N 79.99722°W / 40.44139; -79.99722Coordinates: 40°26′29″N 79°59′50″W / 40.44139°N 79.99722°W / 40.44139; -79.99722
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Art Deco,
Late Victorian,
Gothic Revival
Governing body U.S. Postal Service,
Others
NRHP Reference # 85003216[1]
Added to NRHP December 17, 1985

The Pittsburgh Central Downtown Historic District is a historic district in the Central Business District of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. Bounded by Wood Street, Forbes Avenue, Grant Street, and Liberty Avenue, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 17, 1985.[1][2]

The district includes 26 buildings, 20 of which are considered contributing including a few small former residences built in the mid-19th century. The Frick Building and U.S. Post Office and Courthouse are contributing properties and are also listed separately on the National Register of Historic Places. Other notable contributing properties are the Gulf Tower, the William Penn Hotel, the Oliver Building, Mellon Square, the August Wilson Center, the Federal Reserve Bank Branch, Gulf Tower, the Koppers Building and Trinity Cathedral.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Aurand, Martin (1985). "Pittsburgh Central Downtown Historic District". National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Retrieved January 21, 2014. 

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