Lincoln Elementary School (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

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Lincoln Elementary School
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Lincoln Elementary School (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is located in Pittsburgh
Lincoln Elementary School (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
Lincoln Elementary School (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is located in Pennsylvania
Lincoln Elementary School (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
Lincoln Elementary School (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is located in the US
Lincoln Elementary School (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
Location Lincoln and Frankstown Aves., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°27′36″N 79°54′43″W / 40.46000°N 79.91194°W / 40.46000; -79.91194Coordinates: 40°27′36″N 79°54′43″W / 40.46000°N 79.91194°W / 40.46000; -79.91194
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1931
Architect Pringle,Thomas; Robling,Oliver J.
Architectural style Art Deco
MPS Pittsburgh Public Schools TR
NRHP Reference # 86002685[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP September 30, 1986
Designated CPHS November 30, 1999[2]
Designated PHLF 2001[3]

The Lincoln Elementary School (also known as Pittsburgh Lincoln K-8) located in the Larimer neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a building from 1931. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1]

The historical marker near the front of the building on Frankstown Avenue says the following:[4]

Mary Lou Williams (1910–1981) – Famed jazz composer and pianist. A child prodigy, she grew up in this city; went to Lincoln School here, 1919–23. Played for Andy Kirk in 1930s; then arranged music for Duke Ellington and others. Major works include "Zodiac Suite" and "Mary Lou's Mass."

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Local Historic Designations". Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. Retrieved 2011-08-05. 
  3. ^ Historic Landmark Plaques 1968-2009 (PDF). Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. 2010. Retrieved 2011-08-05. 
  4. ^ "Mary Lou Williams Marker", Explore PA History, retrieved 2011-02-28 

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