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Penn Alto Apartments

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Identification

Penn Alto Apartments
Penn Alto Hotel
130823

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Structure in General

low-rise building
existing [completed]
concrete
brick
applied masonry
renaissance revival

Usages

senior living

Facts

  • The Penn Alto Hotel was sponsored by the newly-formed Chamber of Commerce as an attempt to attract convention business and diversify the local economy.
  • It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.
  • A nine-story wing was added along 13th Avenue in 1928.
  • The design is typical of similar buildings in cities across the country, and is symbolic of the civic spirit of the times.
  • The Sanborn Fire Insurance Map indicates a main roof height (excluding the penthouse) of 98' (30 m).

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Location

1130 13th Avenue
16601
Altoona
Pennsylvania
U.S.A.

Technical Data

29.87 m
9
1920
1921

Involved Companies


H.L. Stevens & Company

Features & Amenities

  • National landmark
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