Butler Street Gatehouse facts for kids
Butler Street Gatehouse
U.S. Historic district
|Location||4734 Butler St., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania|
|Area||1 acre (0.40 ha)|
|Architect||Chislett, John; Moser, Henry|
|Architectural style||Gothic Revival, Romantic Picturesque|
|Part of||Lawrenceville Historic District (ID100004020)|
|NRHP reference No.||74001734|
Quick facts for kidsSignificant dates
|Added to NRHP||July 30, 1974|
|Designated CP||July 8, 2019|
The Butler Street Gatehouse at Allegheny Cemetery in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was built 1848 in the Gothic Revival style by John Chislett, Pittsburgh's first well-known architect and the founder of the cemetery. A chapel and offices, designed by Henry Moser, were added in 1870.
The gatehouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. The entire Allegheny Cemetery was listed on the National Register in 1980.
Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) documentation:
- HALS No. PA-3-B, "Allegheny Cemetery, Butler Street Gate House" (incomplete)
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