Ewart Building

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Ewart Building
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Ewart Building is located in Pittsburgh
Ewart Building
Ewart Building is located in Pennsylvania
Ewart Building
Ewart Building is located in the US
Ewart Building
Location 921, 923 and 925 Liberty Ave.,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°26′36″N 79°59′52″W / 40.44333°N 79.99778°W / 40.44333; -79.99778Coordinates: 40°26′36″N 79°59′52″W / 40.44333°N 79.99778°W / 40.44333; -79.99778
Area 0.6 acres (0.24 ha)
Built 1891
Architectural style Romanesque, Richardsonian Romanesque
NRHP reference #

79002159

[1]
Added to NRHP August 9, 1979

The Ewart Building is a historic commercial skyscraper located at 921-925 Liberty Avenue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Description and history[edit]

The building was built in 1891 in the Richardsonian Romanesque style for a wholesale grocer, Samuel Ewart. His family continued to run the business until 1925 and owned the building until 1969. It is built on part of the site of old Fort Fayette.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on August 9, 1979.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Schmidlapp, Ellis. "Ewart Building" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Retrieved January 8, 2014.