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Broad Avenue Historic District
Broad Avenue Historic District, April 2012
|Location||Roughly along Broad Ave., from 23rd to 31st Sts., Altoona, Pennsylvania|
|Area||30 acres (12 ha)|
|Architectural style||Colonial Revival, Italianate|
|NRHP reference No.||02000806|
|Added to NRHP||July 25, 2002|
Broad Avenue Historic District is a national historic district located at Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 140 contributing buildings in a residential area of Altoona. The buildings were primarily built between 1880 and 1927, and reflect a number of popular architectural styles including Colonial Revival and Italianate. The area was developed as an early streetcar-oriented development in Altoona. Non-residential buildings include the Broad Avenue Presbyterian Church (c. 1895) and Broad Avenue United Methodist Church (1927).
It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.
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