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Downtown Johnstown Historic District
Downtown Johnstown, February 2006
|Location||Bounded by Washington, Clinton, Bedford, Vine, Market, Locust and Walnut Sts., Johnstown, Pennsylvania|
|Area||50 acres (20 ha)|
|Architectural style||Second Empire, Art Deco, Romanesque|
|NRHP reference No.||92000941|
|Added to NRHP||August 7, 1992|
Downtown Johnstown Historic District is a national historic district located at Johnstown in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 109 contributing buildings, 4 contributing sites, and 1 contributing structure in the central business district and surrounding residential areas of Johnstown. The district includes some buildings dated before the Johnstown Flood, but the majority date from 1890 to 1930. Notable buildings include the Alma Hall (1884), Bantley Building (1888), Stenger Dry Goods Store (1883), Widmann Building (1892), Cambria Iron Office Building (1881, 1885), St. Vincent DePaul Building (c. 1900), Swank Building (1907), Glosser Brothers Department Store (1905), Johnstown City Hall (1900), former U.S. Post Office (1912), State Theater (1926), U.S. Post Office (1938), Franklin Street United Methodist Church (1869), St. John Gualbert Cathedral (1896), First United Methodist Church (1911), Elks Building (1903), and Moose Building (1917). Located in the district and listed separately are the Cambria Public Library Building, G.A.R. Hall, and Nathan's Department Store.
It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.
All of the following are located in Johnstown, Cambria County, PA:
- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) No. PA-5669, "City of Johnstown", 45 data pages
- HABS No. PA-5670, "Downtown Neighborhood", 2 photos, 30 data pages, 1 photo caption page
- HABS No. PA-5387, "Johnstown City Hall, Northeast corner of Main & Market Streets", 1 photo, 6 data pages, 1 photo caption page
- HABS No. PA-5386, "Johnstown Public Library, 304 Washington Street", 2 photos, 9 data pages, 1 photo caption page
- HABS No. PA-5390, "U.S. Post Office, 131 Market Street", 2 photos, 10 data pages, 1 photo caption page
- HABS No. PA-5385, "L. H. Mayer Building, 414 Locust Street", 1 photo, 11 data pages, 1 photo caption page
- HABS No. PA-5676, "St. John Goulbert Roman Catholic Church, 117 Clinton Street", 1 photo
- Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) No. PA-168, "Penn Traffic Building, 319 Washington Street", 2 photos, 10 data pages, 1 photo caption page
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