Allegheny High School

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Allegheny High School
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Allegheny High School is located in Pennsylvania
Allegheny High School
Location 810 Arch St., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°27′11″N 80°0′32″W / 40.45306°N 80.00889°W / 40.45306; -80.00889Coordinates: 40°27′11″N 80°0′32″W / 40.45306°N 80.00889°W / 40.45306; -80.00889
Area 3 acres (1.2 ha)
Built 1904
Architect Frederick J. Osterling; Marion M. Steen
Architectural style Classical Revival, Art Deco
Governing body Local
MPS Pittsburgh Public Schools TR
NRHP Reference # 86002643[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP September 30, 1986
Designated CPHS March 15, 1974[2]
Designated PHLF 1992[3]

The Allegheny High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a building from 1904. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1] Notable graduates include Dorothy Mae Richardson, an African American community activist whose work was essential to the founding of the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation.

The building is now the Pittsburgh Allegheny 6-8, a magnet school located in the North Side.


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Local Historic Designations". Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. Archived from the original on 15 June 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-10. 
  3. ^ Historic Landmark Plaques 1968-2009 (PDF). Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-02. 

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