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Kaufmann's Department Store and Clock

 

—Historic Landmark —

 
Kaufmann's Department Store and Clock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 3, 2013
1. Kaufmann's Department Store and Clock Marker
Inscription.
Kaufmann's Dept. Store and Clock
Built 1898 Charles Bickel Architect
Addition 1913 Janssen & Abbot Architects

 
Erected by Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation.
 
Location. 40° 26.4′ N, 79° 59.915′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of Smithfield Street and Fifth Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Smithfield Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15219, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McClurg Iron Foundry (within shouting distance of this marker); Mellon Square (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry Clay Frick (about 600 feet away); Grant's Hill (about 600 feet away); Founding Convention of the AFL (about 600 feet away); Union Trust Company-Lawyers Title Building (about 600 feet away); Trinity Church Burying Ground (about 600 feet away); Jane Grey Swisshelm Childhood Home (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Department Store Museum. Online blog about the former Kaufmann's Department Store (Submitted on July 3, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Kaufmann's Department Store and Clock Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 3, 2013
2. Kaufmann's Department Store and Clock Marker
 

2. Kaufmann's Memories. August 30, 2006 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article retelling memories of former employees and shoppers. (Submitted on July 3, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Meet Me Under the Clock: The Kaufmann's Clock Turns 100. April 21, 2013 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article (Submitted on July 3, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
Kaufmann's Clock image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 3, 2013
3. Kaufmann's Clock
Kaufmann's Clock image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 3, 2013
4. Kaufmann's Clock
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 567 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 3, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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