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Allegheny County Courthouse

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Identification

Allegheny County Courthouse
121993

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Structure in General

building with towers
existing [completed]
romanesque revival

Usages

court house

Facts

  • An outstanding example of the Richardson Romanesque style, the complex is dominated by a tall turreted tower.
  • Built around a large landscaped courtyard.
  • The building's design is medieval in character, with steep slate roofs, massive walls of Worcester granite, turrets and arched windows.
  • The courthouse building is connected with the Allegheny County Jail by a "Bridge of Sighs" over Ross Street to the east.
  • Fire Insurance maps indicate the courthouse's tower is 250 feet.
  • Three murals by Vincent Nesbert - Triumph of Justice, Industry, and Peace - decorate the lobby.

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Location

424-436 Grant Street
427-437 Ross Street
501-539 Forbes Avenue, 500-552 Fifth Avenue
436 Grant Street
15219
Golden Triangle
Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania
U.S.A.

Technical Data

250.00 ft
5
1
1885
1888
2000
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Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • City landmark
  • National landmark
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