Butler Street Gatehouse

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Butler Street Gatehouse
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Butler Street Gatehouse is located in Pittsburgh
Butler Street Gatehouse
Butler Street Gatehouse is located in Pennsylvania
Butler Street Gatehouse
Butler Street Gatehouse is located in the US
Butler Street Gatehouse
Location 4734 Butler St., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°28′30″N 79°57′27″W / 40.47500°N 79.95750°W / 40.47500; -79.95750Coordinates: 40°28′30″N 79°57′27″W / 40.47500°N 79.95750°W / 40.47500; -79.95750
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1848
Architect Chislett,John; Moser,Henry
Architectural style Gothic Revival, Romantic Picturesque
NRHP Reference # 74001734[1]
Added to NRHP July 30, 1974

The Butler Street Gatehouse at Allegheny Cemetery in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was built 1848 in the Gothic Revival style by John Chislett, Pittsburgh's first well-known architect and the founder of the cemetery. A chapel and offices, designed by Henry Moser, were added in 1870.[2]

The gatehouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. The entire Allegheny Cemetery was listed on the National Register in 1980[1]

1870 addition

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Van Trump, James D. (1973). "Butler Street Gateway - Allegheny Cemetery" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Retrieved January 11, 2014. 

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Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) documentation: