National Register of Historic Places listings in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania facts for kids

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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, excluding the city of Pittsburgh. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a map.

There are 230 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county, including 10 National Historic Landmarks. Pittsburgh is the location of 165 of these properties and districts, including 5 National Historic Landmarks; they are listed separately. The 69 properties and districts elsewhere in the county, including 5 National Historic Landmarks, are listed here. Four properties are split between Pittsburgh and other parts of the county.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.

Current listings

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 Allegheny River Lock and Dam No. 2
Allegheny River Lock and Dam No. 2
02000-04-21April 21, 2000
(#00000396)
7451 Lockway West
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O'Hara Township Extends into Pittsburgh
2 Allegheny River Lock and Dam No. 3
Allegheny River Lock and Dam No. 3
02000-04-21April 21, 2000
(#00000397)
Approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) north of Barrington
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Harmar Township and Plum
3 Allegheny River Lock and Dam No. 4
Allegheny River Lock and Dam No. 4
02000-04-21April 21, 2000
(#00000398)
1 River Avenue
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Harrison Township Extends into Lower Burrell in Westmoreland County
4 Beulah Presbyterian Church
Beulah Presbyterian Church
01975-11-03November 3, 1975
(#75001606)
Beulah and McCrady Roads
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Churchill
5 Bost Building
Bost Building
01999-01-20January 20, 1999
(#99000627)
621-623 East 8th Avenue
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Homestead Headquarters of the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers during the 1892 Homestead Strike
6 Bowman Homestead
Bowman Homestead
01979-09-07September 7, 1979
(#79003140)
North of McKeesport at 3500 The Lane
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North Versailles Township
7 Boyce Station
Boyce Station
01982-11-14November 14, 1982
(#82001528)
1050 Boyce Road
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Upper St. Clair Township Intact example of turn-of-century train station that served as local commercial center
8 Bridge in Jefferson Borough
Bridge in Jefferson Borough
01988-06-22June 22, 1988
(#88000938)
Cochran Mill Road over Lick Run
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Jefferson Hills and South Park Township
9 Bridge in Shaler Township
Bridge in Shaler Township
01988-06-22June 22, 1988
(#88000797)
Birchfield Road over Pine Creek
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Shaler Township
10 Burtner Stone House
Burtner Stone House
01972-01-13January 13, 1972
(#72001088)
Northwest of Natrona Heights on Burtner Road
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Harrison Township
11 Campbell Building
Campbell Building
01988-09-19September 19, 1988
(#88001157)
3 Crafton Square
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Crafton
12 Carnegie Free Library
Carnegie Free Library
01980-10-15October 15, 1980
(#80003402)
1507 Liberty Avenue
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McKeesport
13 Carnegie Free Library of Braddock
Carnegie Free Library of Braddock
01973-06-19June 19, 1973
(#73001585)
419 Library Street
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Braddock First Carnegie library built in the United States; designated a National Historic Landmark 02012-03-02 March 2 2012 (as "Braddock Carnegie Library")
14 Andrew Carnegie Free Library
Andrew Carnegie Free Library
01981-10-08October 8, 1981
(#81000523)
300 Beechwood Avenue
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Carnegie
15 Carrie Blast Furnace Number 6 and 7
Carrie Blast Furnace Number 6 and 7
02006-09-20September 20, 2006
(#06001070)
Northern side of the Monongahela River, 0.5 miles (0.80 km) west of the Rankin Bridge
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Munhall, Rankin, and Swissvale Only remainder of once-vast Homestead Steel Works
16 Rachel Carson House
Rachel Carson House
01976-10-22October 22, 1976
(#76001601)
613 Marion Avenue
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Springdale Childhood home of author Rachel Carson
17 Coraopolis Armory
Coraopolis Armory
01991-11-14November 14, 1991
(#91001695)
835 5th Avenue
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Coraopolis
18 Coraopolis Bridge
Coraopolis Bridge
01986-01-07January 7, 1986
(#86000021)
Ohio River Back Channel at Ferree Street and Grand Avenue
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Coraopolis and Neville Township
19 Coraopolis Railroad Station
Coraopolis Railroad Station
01979-04-20April 20, 1979
(#79002156)
Neville Avenue and Mill Street
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Coraopolis
20 Davis Island Lock and Dam Site
Davis Island Lock and Dam Site
01980-08-29August 29, 1980
(#80003400)
Off Pennsylvania Route 65
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Avalon
21 Elmridge
Elmridge
02005-05-10May 10, 2005
(#05000412)
Beaver Road at Camp Meeting Road
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Leetsdale
22 Evergreen Hamlet
Evergreen Hamlet
01974-09-17September 17, 1974
(#74001738)
Evergreen Hamlet Road
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Ross Township
23 Experimental Mine, U.S. Bureau of Mines
Experimental Mine, U.S. Bureau of Mines
01974-10-18October 18, 1974
(#74001732)
South of Bruceton off Cochran Mill Road
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South Park Township
24 First Methodist Episcopal Church of McKeesport
First Methodist Episcopal Church of McKeesport
02014-09-30September 30, 2014
(#14000814)
1406 Cornell St.
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McKeesport
25 Fortieth Street Bridge
Fortieth Street Bridge
01988-06-22June 22, 1988
(#88000820)
40th Street over the Allegheny River
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Millvale Extends into Pittsburgh
26 Fulton Log House
Fulton Log House
01975-12-06December 6, 1975
(#75001610)
Southwest of Pittsburgh on Clifton-Bridgeville Road off U.S. Route 19
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Upper St. Clair Township
27 Gardner-Bailey House
Gardner-Bailey House
01974-10-01October 1, 1974
(#74001739)
124 West Swissvale Avenue
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Edgewood
28 Gilfillan Farm
Gilfillan Farm
01979-11-20November 20, 1979
(#79002155)
1950 Washington Road
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Upper St. Clair Township Mid-19th century farm still working amid modern suburban development (now partially a county park); main house shows transition between Greek Revival and Victorian architectural styles
29 Hamnett Historic District
Hamnett Historic District
02010-06-28June 28, 2010
(#10000408)
Roughly bounded by Rebecca Ave., rear property lines on the east side of Center St., Sewer Way, Lytle Way, and the Norfolk Southern RR right-of-way
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Wilkinsburg
30 Homestead High-Level Bridge
Homestead High-Level Bridge
01986-01-07January 7, 1986
(#86000016)
Monongahela River at West Street
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Homestead Extends into Pittsburgh
31 Homestead Historic District
Homestead Historic District
01990-05-10May 10, 1990
(#90000696)
8th Avenue area roughly bounded by Mesta, 6th, Andrew, 11th, and Walnut Streets and Doyle and 7th Avenues
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Homestead, Munhall, and West Homestead
32 Homestead Pennsylvania Railroad Station
Homestead Pennsylvania Railroad Station
01985-12-26December 26, 1985
(#85003157)
Amity Street
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Homestead
33 Hutchinson Farm
Hutchinson Farm
01986-02-19February 19, 1986
(#86000321)
Round Hill Road at Pennsylvania Route 51
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Elizabeth Township
34 Jerome Street Bridge
Jerome Street Bridge
01988-06-22June 22, 1988
(#88000818)
5th Avenue over the Youghiogheny River
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McKeesport
35 Kennywood Park
Kennywood Park
01987-02-27February 27, 1987
(#87000824)
4800 Kennywood Boulevard
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West Mifflin Only large remaining U.S. "trolley" amusement park
36 Dr. Thomas R. Kerr House and Office
Dr. Thomas R. Kerr House and Office
02003-09-02September 2, 2003
(#03000885)
438 4th Street
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Oakmont
37 Lehner Grain-and-Cider Mill and House
Lehner Grain-and-Cider Mill and House
01996-10-24October 24, 1996
(#96001202)
548 and 560 Penn Street
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Verona
38 Isaac Lightner House
Isaac Lightner House
01978-04-20April 20, 1978
(#78002333)
2407 Mt. Royal Boulevard
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Shaler Township
39 Lobb's Cemetery and Yohogania County Courthouse Site
Lobb's Cemetery and Yohogania County Courthouse Site
01992-11-12November 12, 1992
(#92001501)
Calamity Hollow Road at Lobb's Run
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Jefferson Hills
40 Logans Ferry Powder Works Historic District
Logans Ferry Powder Works Historic District
01998-05-07May 7, 1998
(#98000399)
Barking Road
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Plum
41 Longfellow School
Longfellow School
01984-06-28June 28, 1984
(#84003088)
Monroe Street and McClure Avenue
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Swissvale
42 Longue Vue Club and Golf Course
Longue Vue Club and Golf Course
02005-05-10May 10, 2005
(#05000414)
400 Longue Vue Drive, Verona
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Penn Hills Township
43 McKees Rocks Bridge
McKees Rocks Bridge
01988-11-14November 14, 1988
(#88002168)
Legislative Route 76, Spur 2, over the Ohio River at McKees Rocks
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McKees Rocks and Stowe Township Extends into Pittsburgh
44 McKeesport National Bank
McKeesport National Bank
01980-08-29August 29, 1980
(#80003403)
5th Avenue and Sinclair Street
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McKeesport
45 James Miller House
James Miller House
01975-01-17January 17, 1975
(#75001605)
East of Bethel on Manse Drive
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South Park Township On the site of the Oliver Miller Homestead, first settled in 1772. In 1794, the first fired gunshots of the Whiskey Rebellion occurred on the property. In 1830, the log house was replaced with a large stone section, making it the "Stone Manse" house as it stands today.
46 MISSISSIPPI III
MISSISSIPPI III
01983-09-21September 21, 1983
(#83002066)
Neville Island
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Neville Township The last of the Texas-deck sternwheelers, Showboat Becky Thatcher relocated from Marietta, Ohio, in October 2009. On the night of February 19, 2010, the Becky Thatcher sank at its mooring on Neville Island in the Ohio River. Demolition of the boat began on Monday, March 8, 2010.
47 Mooncrest Historic District
Mooncrest Historic District
02013-09-18September 18, 2013
(#13000741)
Roughly bounded by University Boulevard, Lee Drive, Thorn Run, Fern Hollow & Old Thorn Run Roads
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Moon Township This community was built during World War II as housing for defense workers. Mooncrest residents produced armor plate, munitions, and ships at the nearby Dravo Corporation on Neville Island.
48 Mt. Lebanon Historic District
Mt. Lebanon Historic District
02014-09-30September 30, 2014
(#14000813)
Roughly bounded by Gilkeson, Washington, Scott, and Pine Tree Rds., Mt. Lebanon, and Castle Shannon and Cedar Boulevards
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Mt. Lebanon Township
49 Oakdale Public School
Oakdale Public School
01997-03-28March 28, 1997
(#97000289)
33 Hastings Street
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Oakdale
50 Oakmont Country Club Historic District
Oakmont Country Club Historic District
01984-08-17August 17, 1984
(#84003090)
Hulton Road
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Plum Oldest top-ranked golf course in the United States, designed by Henry Fownes and Edward Stotz in 1903
51 Pennsalt Historic District
Pennsalt Historic District
01985-07-18July 18, 1985
(#85001571)
Roughly bounded by Federal, Penn, and Pond Streets, and Philadelphia and Blue Ridge Avenues, in Natrona
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Harrison Township Former company town of the Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing Company
52 Pennsylvania Railroad Station-Wilkinsburg
Pennsylvania Railroad Station-Wilkinsburg
01985-07-18July 18, 1985
(#85001568)
Hay Street at Ross Avenue
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Wilkinsburg
53 Reed Hall
Reed Hall
01980-11-28November 28, 1980
(#80003401)
West of Emsworth on Huntington Road
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Kilbuck Township Reed Hall was part of the former Dixmont State Hospital, which opened in 1862. Architect: Joseph W. Kerr (1815–1888). The entire hospital, including Reed Hall, was demolished in 2006.
54 St. Nicholas Croatian Church
St. Nicholas Croatian Church
01980-05-06May 6, 1980
(#80003404)
24 Maryland Avenue
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Millvale
55 St. Thomas Memorial Church Upload image
02016-10-04October 4, 2016
(#16000696)
378 Delaware Ave.
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Oakmont
56 Sauer Buildings Historic District
Sauer Buildings Historic District
01985-09-11September 11, 1985
(#85002296)
607-717 Center Avenue
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Aspinwall The buildings in this district were designed by Frederick C. Sauer (1860–1942), from around 1900 until his death in 1942.
57 David Shields House
David Shields House
01975-10-29October 29, 1975
(#75001607)
Shields Lane
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Edgeworth
58 John F. Singer House
John F. Singer House
01974-11-13November 13, 1974
(#74001744)
1318 Singer Place
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Wilkinsburg
59 Sperling Building
Sperling Building
02005-05-10May 10, 2005
(#05000410)
1007-1013 Penn Avenue
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Wilkinsburg
60 Thornburg Historic District
Thornburg Historic District
01982-12-08December 8, 1982
(#82001529)
Off Pennsylvania Route 60
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Thornburg
61 Turtle Creek High School
Turtle Creek High School
02007-08-30August 30, 2007
(#07000880)
126 Monroeville Avenue
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Turtle Creek
62 United States Post Office-Sewickley Branch
United States Post Office-Sewickley Branch
02012-12-26December 26, 2012
(#12001094)
200 Broad St.
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Sewickley
63 Van Kirk Farm
Van Kirk Farm
01986-02-19February 19, 1986
(#86000320)
Round Hill Road at Scenery Drive
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Elizabeth Township
64 Walker-Ewing Log House
Walker-Ewing Log House
01976-01-30January 30, 1976
(#76001593)
Northeast of Oakdale on Noblestown Road
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Collier Township Log house built circa 1790
65 Nicholas Way House
Nicholas Way House
01978-09-13September 13, 1978
(#78002339)
108 Beaver Road
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Edgeworth
66 Westinghouse Air Brake Company General Office Building
Westinghouse Air Brake Company General Office Building
01987-03-06March 6, 1987
(#87000376)
Marguerite and Bluff Streets
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Wilmerding Built in 1890, this building contained the offices of the Westinghouse Air Brake Company, founded by George Westinghouse.
67 George Westinghouse Memorial Bridge
George Westinghouse Memorial Bridge
01977-03-28March 28, 1977
(#77001120)
U.S. Route 30 at Turtle Creek
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East Pittsburgh and North Versailles Township
68 Wilpen Hall
Wilpen Hall
02011-04-20April 20, 2011
(#11000201)
889-895 Blackburn Road and 201 Scaife Road
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Sewickley Heights
69 Woodville
Woodville
01974-02-05February 5, 1974
(#74001733)
South of Heidelberg on Pennsylvania Route 50
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Collier Township 1785 home of John Neville, tax collector targeted by the Whiskey Rebels. Preserved and restored to near-original condition; today one of the oldest houses in the county.

Former listing

Name on the Register Image Date listed Date removed Location City or town Summary
1 Linden Grove
Linden Grove
01987-11-05November 5, 1987
(#87001970)
02000-01-20January 20, 2000
Grove Road at Library Road and Willow Avenue
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Castle Shannon

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