Florence Apartments

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Florence Apartments
Florence Apts Scranton PA.JPG
in 2013 with surrounding low-rise apartments
Florence Apartments is located in Pennsylvania
Florence Apartments
Location 643 Adams Ave., Scranton, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 41°24′46″N 75°39′24″W / 41.41278°N 75.65667°W / 41.41278; -75.65667Coordinates: 41°24′46″N 75°39′24″W / 41.41278°N 75.65667°W / 41.41278; -75.65667
Area 0.6 acres (0.24 ha)
Built 1908
Architect Kaufman, Edwin
Architectural style Colonial Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 84003412[1]
Added to NRHP January 5, 1984

Florence Apartments is a historic apartment building located at Scranton, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1908, and is a six-story, "U"-shaped building with Colonial Revival style design details. It has a steel and concrete structure with exterior limestone on the first and second stories and brick above. The front facade features two three-story rectangular bays clad in pressed metal and the main entrance is surrounded by two Tuscan order columns supporting an entabulature inscribed with the name "Florence." It was the first multi-story apartment building in Scranton.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[1]


  1. ^ a b Staff (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 Joseph H. Young and Paul E. Doutrich (September 1983). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Florence Apartments" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-04.