McCook Family Estate

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McCook Family Estate
WillisMcCookHouse.jpg
McCook Family Estate is located in Pennsylvania
McCook Family Estate
Location 5105 Fifth Avenue (Shadyside), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Coordinates 40°26′52.86″N 79°56′17.95″W / 40.4480167°N 79.9383194°W / 40.4480167; -79.9383194Coordinates: 40°26′52.86″N 79°56′17.95″W / 40.4480167°N 79.9383194°W / 40.4480167; -79.9383194
Built 1906 and 1907
Architect Carpenter & Crocker
Architectural style Jacobean Revival
NRHP Reference #

11000197

[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP April 20, 2011
Designated PHLF 2009[2]

The McCook Family Estate (also known as the Willis McCook House) located at 5105 Fifth Avenue in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, was built in 1906 and 1907 for Willis McCook and his family. McCook was a lawyer who represented Henry Clay Frick.[3] The house has been renovated and converted into a bed and breakfast inn[4] called the Mansions On Fifth Hotel.[5] The house was added to the List of Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation Historic Landmarks in 2009,[2] and to the National Register of Historic Places on April 20, 2011.[1]

Mansions on Fifth is a member of Historic Hotels of America, the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/listings/20110429.htm
  2. ^ a b Historic Landmark Plaques 1968-2009 (PDF). Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. 2009. p. 27. Retrieved 2011-08-05. 
  3. ^ "The McCook Mansion on Fifth Avenue is being transformed into a hotel". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. May 8, 2010. 
  4. ^ "For one night, McCook mansion in Shadyside opens its doors". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. May 22, 2007. 
  5. ^ http://www.mansionsonfifth.com/
  6. ^ "Mansions on Fifth, a Historic Hotels of America member". Historic Hotels of America. Retrieved January 28, 2014.