Latimer School

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Latimer School
Latimer School.jpg
Southwestern corner of the school
Latimer School is located in Pennsylvania
Latimer School
Location Tripoli and James Sts., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°27′23″N 80°00′03″W / 40.4563°N 80.0009°W / 40.4563; -80.0009Coordinates: 40°27′23″N 80°00′03″W / 40.4563°N 80.0009°W / 40.4563; -80.0009
Area 4 acres (1.6 ha)
Built 1898
Architect Frederick C. Sauer
Architectural style Classical Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 86002676[1]
Added to NRHP September 30, 1986

The Latimer School (also known as "The School House Apartments") in the East Allegheny neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a building from 1898. It is a massive 4 story yellow brick building with a variety of window types and placement. The school was closed in 1974 because there was no outdoor play area. It was purchased for conversion into apartments in 1984.[2]

It was designed by the German-born Pittsburgh architect Frederick C. Sauer (1860-1942)

The school building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Donnelly, Lu (1985). "Latimer School" (PDF). Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey Form. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Retrieved January 12, 2014.