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Allegheny County Courthouse & Jail, 436 Grant Street (Courthouse), 420 Ross Street (Jail), Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA

Allegheny County Courthouse & Jail, 436 Grant Street (Courthouse), 420 Ross Street (Jail), Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA

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Summary

Significance: A prime example of noted architect Richardson's work in what would come to be known as the "Richardsonian Romanesque Style." The jail is particularly notable as an example of functionalism.
Survey number: HABS PA-610
Building/structure dates: 1884-1886 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1912-1914 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1928 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1903-1905 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 73001586

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Richardson, Henry Hobson
Alden & Harlow
Osterling, F J
Boucher, Jack E, photographer
Null, Druscilla J, historian
Fitch, delineator
Kantrowitz, delineator
Ketterer, delineator
Schinhofen, delineator
Tomlinson, delineator
Sultan, delineator
Bioberg, delineator
Jacobs, delineator
Stepanovich, delineator
Mora, delineator
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Location

Pittsburgh (Pa.)40.44062, -79.99589
Google Map of 40.44062479999999, -79.9958864
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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