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Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

City-County Building

Historic Landmark

 

— Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation —

 
City-County Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 11, 2020
1. City-County Building Marker
Inscription.  
Henry Hornbostel, designer
Edward B. Lee, architect with
Palmer, Hornbostel & Jones, 1915-17

[Additional plaque on the building:]
This building erected A.D. 19151917 For the City of Pittsburgh and County of Allegheny

City Administration Jos.G.Armstrong, Mayor John M. Goehring G.A. Dillinger John S. Herron Robert garland W.Y. English Charles H. Hetzel J.P.Kerr Enoch Raugh S.S. Woodburn P.J.McArdle John H. Dailey W.H. Robertson, Members of Council Eustace S. Morrow, Controller-Robert Swan, Director D.P.W.

County Administration 1915 I.K. Campbell J. Denny O'Neil S.J. Toole. 1916 Gilbert F. Myer Frank J. Harris Addison C. Gumbert, Commissioners John P. Moore, Controller J.G. Chalfant, County Engineer.

Edward B. Lee, Architect - Palmer, Hornbostel & Jones, Associated
James L. Stuart Supervising Engineer


William
City-County Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 11, 2020
2. City-County Building Marker
Flinn
1851 - 1924
A builder
for and among men

 
Erected by Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureGovernment & Politics.
 
Location. 40° 26.3′ N, 79° 59.841′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is on Grant Street just north of 4th Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 414 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); In 1841 (within shouting distance of this marker); United Steelworkers of America (within shouting distance of this marker); On This Site (within shouting distance of this marker); The City of Pittsburgh was named by General John Forbes in Honor of William Pitt (within shouting distance of this marker); Gold Star Mothers Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry Hobson Richardson, Master Builder & Architect (about 300 feet away); National P.O.W.-M.I.A. Recognition Day (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
William Flinn Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 11, 2020
3. William Flinn Plaque
Gettysburg Address plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 11, 2020
4. Gettysburg Address plaque
Sculpture on the steps of the building image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 11, 2020
5. Sculpture on the steps of the building
Richard S. Caliguiri
Mayor - City of Pittsburgh • 1977 - 1988
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 15, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
 
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