August Wilson House

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August Wilson House
August Wilson House is located in Pennsylvania
August Wilson House
Location 1727 Bedford Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°26′43.01″N 79°59′8″W / 40.4452806°N 79.98556°W / 40.4452806; -79.98556Coordinates: 40°26′43.01″N 79°59′8″W / 40.4452806°N 79.98556°W / 40.4452806; -79.98556
Built 1840s
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 13000254[1][2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP April 30, 2013
Designated CPHS February 26, 2008[3]

The August Wilson House at 1727 Bedford Avenue in the Crawford-Roberts neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was built in the 1840s and was the childhood home of playwright August Wilson (1945–2005). The house was placed on the List of City of Pittsburgh historic designations on February 26, 2008, and it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on April 30, 2013.[1][2]