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Architecture of Pennsylvania

10 December 2013

1935 – Windowless Office Building, Hershey, Pennsylvania

Architect: D. Paul Witmer Completed in September of 1935, the Windowless Office Building provided a tightly controlled environment for employees. It featured central air conditioning, “scientifically” planned artificial lighting, glass partitions in place...

13 July 2011

1889 – Miner’s Hospital, Harleton, Pennsylvania

Architect: Benjamin Linfoot Designed for the Board of Public Charities and published in the American Architect and Building News.

08 July 2011

1889 – House, York, Pennsylvania

Architect: Published in the American Architect and Building News

08 July 2011

1889 – Residence, Greensburg, Pennsylvania

Architect: J.A. Dempwolf Residence designed for Geoge M. Jones and published in the American Architect and Building News, June 22 1889.

08 July 2011

1889 – Branch Bank of America, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Architect: Charles W. Bolton Bank branch at junction of Lehigh and Germantown Avenues. Now demolished.

08 July 2011

1889 – Lodge, Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania

Architect: George T. Pearson Lodge building for Perseverance Lodge No.46 Knights of Pythias. Published in the American Architect and Building News, June 29 1889.

06 July 2011

1890 – Brua Memorial Chapel, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Architect: J.A. Dempwolf Design for a memorial chapel to be erected at Pennsylvania College in Gettysburg. Published in the American Architect and Building News, January 5 1889. The Chapel was completed in 1890....

15 September 2009

1988 – Fifth Avenue Place, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Architect: Stubbins Associates Fifth Avenue Place was designed by the Stubbins Associates of Cambridge Massachusetts. One significant feature of the building is its roof. This pyramidal roof is 124-feet tall and consists of...

15 September 2009

1984 – One PPG Place, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Architect: Johnson/Burgee Architects The entire PPG Place complex has 231 glass spires. The building features a glass “winter garden” on the west side, and a monumental plaza to the east surrounded by shorter...

15 September 2009

1970 – U.S. Steel Tower, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Architect: Harrison & Abramovitz In the initial planning stages, the U.S. Steel Corporation seriously considered making this development the world’s tallest building as an endorsement of their industry. When completed in 1970 Pittsburgh’s...

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