Butler Street Gatehouse

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Butler Street Gatehouse
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Butler Street Gatehouse is located in Pittsburgh
Butler Street Gatehouse
Butler Street Gatehouse is located in Pennsylvania
Butler Street Gatehouse
Butler Street Gatehouse is located in the United States
Butler Street Gatehouse
Location4734 Butler St., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°28′30″N 79°57′27″W / 40.47500°N 79.95750°W / 40.47500; -79.95750Coordinates: 40°28′30″N 79°57′27″W / 40.47500°N 79.95750°W / 40.47500; -79.95750
Area1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built1848
ArchitectChislett, John; Moser, Henry
Architectural styleGothic Revival, Romantic Picturesque
NRHP reference #74001734[1]
Added to NRHPJuly 30, 1974

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.[2]

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.[1]

1870 addition

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Van Trump, James D. (1973). "Butler Street Gateway - Allegheny Cemetery" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Retrieved January 11, 2014.

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