Downtown Johnstown Historic District

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Downtown Johnstown Historic District
Downtown Johnstown, February 2006
Downtown Johnstown Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Downtown Johnstown Historic District
Downtown Johnstown Historic District is located in the US
Downtown Johnstown Historic District
Location Bounded by Washington, Clinton, Bedford, Vine, Market, Locust and Walnut Sts., Johnstown, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°19′30″N 78°55′07″W / 40.32500°N 78.91861°W / 40.32500; -78.91861Coordinates: 40°19′30″N 78°55′07″W / 40.32500°N 78.91861°W / 40.32500; -78.91861
Area 50 acres (20 ha)
Built 1889
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Second Empire, Art Deco, Romanesque
NRHP reference # 92000941[1]
Added to NRHP August 7, 1992

Downtown Johnstown Historic District is a national historic district located at Johnstown in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 109 contributing buildings, 4 contributing sites, and 1 contributing structure in the central business district and surrounding residential areas of Johnstown. The district includes some buildings dated before the Johnstown Flood, but the majority date from 1890 to 1930. Notable buildings include the Alma Hall (1884), Bantley Building (1888), Stenger Dry Goods Store (1883), Widmann Building (1892), Cambria Iron Office Building (1881, 1885), St. Vincent DePaul Building (c. 1900), Swank Building (1907), Glosser Brothers Department Store (1905), Johnstown City Hall (1900), former U.S. Post Office (1912), State Theater (1926), U.S. Post Office (1938), Franklin Street United Methodist Church (1869), St. John Gualbert Cathedral (1896), First United Methodist Church (1911), Elks Building (1903), and Moose Building (1917). Located in the district and listed separately are the Cambria Public Library Building, G.A.R. Hall, and Nathan's Department Store.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.[1]



  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 Jonathan E. Daily (April 1992). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Downtown Johnstown Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-12-08. 

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All of the following are located in Johnstown, Cambria County, PA: