Park Place School

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Park Place School
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Park Place School is located in Pittsburgh
Park Place School
Park Place School is located in Pennsylvania
Park Place School
Park Place School is located in USA
Park Place School
Location 301 S. Braddock Ave., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15221
Coordinates 40°26′42″N 79°53′45″W / 40.4450°N 79.8957°W / 40.4450; -79.8957Coordinates: 40°26′42″N 79°53′45″W / 40.4450°N 79.8957°W / 40.4450; -79.8957
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1903
Architect Dean, Ellsworth; Wilson, A. & S., Co.
Architectural style Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Second Renaissance Revival
MPS Pittsburgh Public Schools TR
NRHP Reference #

86002701

[1]
Added to NRHP September 30, 1986

The Park Place School in the Point Breeze neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was built in 1903 at the then-extravagant cost of $100,000, with 9 classrooms and a basement play area.[2]

The school closed in 1979 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1] Later, it briefly functioned as an apartment building, but since 2012 it has hosted part of the Environmental Charter School.[3]

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  1. ^ a b Staff (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Park Place School" (PDF). Pennsylvania Historic Resource Survey. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Retrieved January 19, 2014. 
  3. ^ Chute, Eleanor (2014-11-05). "Environmental Charter School may buy building in Regent Square". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 2015-02-16.