Main Building, U.S. Bureau of Mines

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Main Building, U.S. Bureau of Mines
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Main Building, U.S. Bureau of Mines is located in Pittsburgh
Main Building, U.S. Bureau of Mines
Main Building, U.S. Bureau of Mines is located in Pennsylvania
Main Building, U.S. Bureau of Mines
Main Building, U.S. Bureau of Mines is located in the United States
Main Building, U.S. Bureau of Mines
Location4800 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°26′39″N 79°56′45″W / 40.44417°N 79.94583°W / 40.44417; -79.94583Coordinates: 40°26′39″N 79°56′45″W / 40.44417°N 79.94583°W / 40.44417; -79.94583
Arealess than one acre
Built1915-1919
ArchitectPalmer & Hornbostel; Hornbostel, Henry
Architectural styleBeaux Arts
NRHP reference #74001741[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPMay 24, 1974
Designated PHLF2000[2]

The Main Building of the U.S. Bureau of Mines in the Squirrel Hill North neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a building constructed from 1915 and dedicated on September 29, 1919. Since the 1960s it was acquired and has been part of the campus of Carnegie Mellon University and is now known as Hamburg Hall and the headquarters of the Heinz College. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.
  2. ^ Historic Landmark Plaques 1968-2009 (PDF). Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. 2010. Retrieved 2011-07-28.