Ferris House (Pittsburgh)

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Ferris House
Ferris House
Location1318 Arch Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°27′25″N 80°00′33″W / 40.457058°N 80.009097°W / 40.457058; -80.009097Coordinates: 40°27′25″N 80°00′33″W / 40.457058°N 80.009097°W / 40.457058; -80.009097
CPHD designatedJune 28, 2001[1]

Ferris House is an historic building in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, located at 1318 Arch Street in the Central Northside neighborhood of Pittsburgh. It was once the home of George Washington Gale Ferris Jr., who designed and constructed the original Ferris Wheel for the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893. The street address was 204 Arch Street at the time of his residency.[2]


  1. ^ "Local Historic Designations". Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-11.
  2. ^ "Ferris Wheel Inventor Historical Marker". ExplorePAHistory.com.