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

Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science

 

—Historic Landmark —

 
Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 21, 2012
1. Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science Marker
Inscription.
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
Originally Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science
Ingham and Boyd, architects, 1939

 
Erected by Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation.
 
Location. 40° 27.16′ N, 80° 0.371′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from Children's Way 0.2 miles east of West Commons. Touch for map. Mounted to right of entrance to former Buhl Planetarium, now Children's Museum of Pittsburgh. Marker is 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 marker. First Free Public Library Building in the United States (within shouting distance of this marker); James Hay Reed (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Allegheny Market House (within shouting distance of this marker); Allegheny Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Taze Russell (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Allegheny High School (about 600 feet away); Saint Peter Roman Catholic Church (about 700 feet away); Founding Convention of the CIO (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Also see . . .
Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 21, 2012
2. Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science Marker

1. Buhl Planetarium and Observatory. (Submitted on August 21, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. (Submitted on August 21, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Science & Medicine
 
Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 23, 2012
3. Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh in foreground
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 340 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 21, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on August 23, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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