Tyrone Borough Historic District

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Tyrone Borough Historic District
Tyrone Borough Historic District Apr 10.JPG
Tyrone Borough Historic District, April 2010
Tyrone Borough Historic District is located in Pennsylvania
Tyrone Borough Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by W. 14th St., Logan Ave., Bald Eagle Ave., the Little Juniata R., W. 8th St. and Jefferson Ave., Tyrone, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°40′19″N 78°14′26″W / 40.67194°N 78.24056°W / 40.67194; -78.24056Coordinates: 40°40′19″N 78°14′26″W / 40.67194°N 78.24056°W / 40.67194; -78.24056
Area 119 acres (48 ha)
Architectural style Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Governing body Federal
NRHP Reference # 92001823[1]
Added to NRHP January 21, 1993

Tyrone Borough Historic District is a national historic district located at Tyrone, Blair County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 349 contributing buildings and 2 contributing structures in the central business district and surrounding residential areas of Tyrone. The earliest buildings date to the 1850s, when the community was expanded as a junction town for the Pennsylvania Railroad. The buildings are primarily frame and brick, with notable examples of Late Victorian style architecture. Notable non-residential buildings include the Garman Building (1890), Hiller Building (1892), I.O.O.F Building, Jones Building (1906), White House Bed and Breakfast (1855), and St. Matthews Catholic Church (1880). Also located in the district are a railroad bed and viaduct (c. 1900) and road bridge at East 10th Street and Blair Avenue (c. 1900). Located in the district and separately listed is the Tyrone Armory.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1993.[1]

Tyrone Historic Downtown 2012

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ ""National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania"" (SEARCHABLE DATABASE). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Sam Loth (September 1992). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Tyrone Borough Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-11-05.