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Saint Nicholas Roman Catholic Church

 

—Historic Landmark —

 
St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 14, 2012
1. St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church Marker
Inscription.
Saint Nicholas R.C. Church
1900-1901
F.C. Sauer, Architect

 
Erected by Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 40° 27.503′ N, 79° 59.189′ W. Marker was in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker was on Allegheny Valley Expressway (Pennsylvania Route 28), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15212, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Croatian Church, North Side (here, next to this marker); Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto (here, next to this marker); St. Nicholas Church (here, next to this marker); Mala Jaska (here, next to this marker); St. Nicholas Church and Mala Jaska (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Herr's Island (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Menace of the Iron Horse (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Thomas Carlin's Sons Foundry (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
More about this marker. The church was demolished for the expansion of PA Route 28 in 2014, the church had been abandoned
St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 14, 2012
2. St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church Marker
Historic Landmark plaque and Cornerstone
since 2004, unknown where the marker is. A monument to the church is being erected along PA Route 28, in a roadside park.
 
Also see . . .
1. St. Nicholas Croatian Catholic Parish. (Submitted on October 14, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. St. Nicholas Church can be demolished. October 5, 2012 article in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Submitted on October 14, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Why St. Nicholas church had to go. Losing a parish church is painful, I know, but sometimes there is no choice.
An article written by Pittsburgh Bishop David Zubik.
January 13, 2013 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. (Submitted on January 14, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 14, 2012
3. St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church
As seen from PA Route 28
St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 14, 2012
4. St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church
West entrance stairs and shrine on hill
St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 14, 2012
5. St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church
Main Entrance with decorative mosaic:
First Croatian Catholic Parish in America
Established AD 1894
Mother Croatian Parish
Virgin Mary Shrine image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, October 14, 2012
6. Virgin Mary Shrine
Overlooking main entrance stairs to church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,141 times since then and 250 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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