St. Boniface Roman Catholic Church (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

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St. Boniface Roman Catholic Church
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St. Boniface Roman Catholic Church (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
St. Boniface Roman Catholic Church (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
Location 2208 East Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°28′1.32″N 80°0′0.03″W / 40.4670333°N 80.0000083°W / 40.4670333; -80.0000083Coordinates: 40°28′1.32″N 80°0′0.03″W / 40.4670333°N 80.0000083°W / 40.4670333; -80.0000083
Area 0.7 acres (0.28 ha)
Built 1925 and 1926
Architect A.F. Link
Architectural style Romanesque Revival, Byzantine Revival, Italianate
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 81000525[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP November 17, 1981
Designated PHLF 1974[2]

St. Boniface Catholic Church is a Roman Catholic church in the East Street Valley neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The parish was founded in 1884 by German-Americans.[3] The church building located at 2208 East Street was constructed in 1925 and 1926, and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1981. The church has a three bay nave, and a pendentive dome. Guastavino tile system on the dome and interior vaulting, and the exterior is cased in limestone with some carving.

Today, the church is used by Holy Wisdom Parish, a 1994 union between St. Ambrose Parish in Spring Hill and St. Boniface.[4] It is also home to the Holy Wisdom Latin Mass Community (Pittsburgh Latin Mass Community).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Historic Landmark Plaques 1968-2009. Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. 2010. Retrieved 2011-07-28. 
  3. ^ [1]"Die St. Bonifazius Kirche, Nordfeite"
  4. ^ "Holy Wisdom". Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh. Retrieved July 21, 2011.