Brownsville Northside Historic District

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Brownsville Northside Historic District
Brashear House.jpg
Brashear's Tavern, April 2011
Brownsville Northside Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Brownsville Northside Historic District
Brownsville Northside Historic District is located in the US
Brownsville Northside Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Front St., Broadway, Shaffner Rd. and Baltimore St., Brownsville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°01′19″N 79°52′51″W / 40.02194°N 79.88083°W / 40.02194; -79.88083Coordinates: 40°01′19″N 79°52′51″W / 40.02194°N 79.88083°W / 40.02194; -79.88083
Area 17 acres (6.9 ha)
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Bungalow/craftsman, Greek Revival
NRHP Reference # 93000717[1]
Added to NRHP August 2, 1993

Brownsville Northside Historic District is a national historic district located adjacent to the Brownsville Commercial Historic District at Brownsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 188 contributing buildings and 2 contributing sites in a neighborhood of Brownsville. Most of the contributing buildings are residential, with some commercial buildings and nine churches. The house styles are reflective of a number of popular 19th- and early-20th-century architectural styles including Colonial Revival, Bungalow / American Craftsman, and Greek Revival. The oldest building is Brashear's Tavern (c. 1797), and there are five buildings that date between 1815 and 1840. The contributing sites are cemeteries associated with two of the churches. Located in the district and separately listed are the St. Peter's Church and Bowman's Castle.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1993.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Norene L. Halvonik (February 1993). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Brownsville Northside Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-29.