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Property Name Penn-Liberty Historic District (Boundary Increase)
Reference Number 13000250
State Pennsylvania
County Allegheny
Town Pittsburgh
Street Address Roughly bounded by Liberty Avenue, Stanwix Street, Fort Duquesne Boulevard, 9th Street, French Street, and 10th Street, PIttsburgh, PA
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 05/08/2013
Areas of Significance Commerce, Architecture
Link to full file http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/feature/places/pdfs/13000250.pdf
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The Penn-Liberty Historic District (Boundary Increase) is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places under Criterion A for Commerce and under Criterion C for Architecture. Under Criterion A for Commerce, the boundary increase is in keeping with the overall commercial significance that characterizes the previously-listed district. Under Criterion C for Architecture, the boundary increase is in keeping with the architectural character and quality of the previously-listed district. The period of significance is 1870-1930, in keeping with that of the previously-listed district.

 

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