Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Benedum Center
Penn Liberty Historic District
—National Register of Historic Places —
The Stanley Theater and the adjacent Clark Building were built together as a single project which linked offices, commerce, and theater. This union is considered an important event in the evolution of urban multi-use developments. In addition, the theater's restrained English Renaissance exterior of brick, terracotta and limestone is important that in its design was considered regional. It was an attempt, as stated by the architects, to reflect the taste of the local patronage.
The slow decline of the theater was reversed in 1985-1986 when the Stanley underwent a full restoration and expansion by the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and MacLachlan, Cornelius, & Filoni as architects, and was renamed the
Location. 40° 26.572′ N, 79° 59.999′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Seventh Street and Liberty Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15222, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Pittsburgh Agreement (within shouting distance of this marker); Sisters of Mercy (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Granite Building (about 400 feet away); The Duquesne Club (about 500 feet away); Heinz Hall (about 600 feet away); Trinity Church Burying Ground (about 600 feet away); Fort Lafayette (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 . . . Benedum Center for the Performing Arts. Pittsburgh Cultural Trust (Submitted on June 23, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 23, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 311 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 23, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.