Allegheny County Court House

Allegheny County Court House Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

Stock #: 268324
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Pittsburgh
State: Pennsylvania (PA)
County: Allegheny
Publisher: I. Robbins & Son
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Situated on Grant's Hill is one of the city's largest buildings. It covers an entire block and the recent cutting of the hump has made it still more imposing. Stone steps have been erected to conform with the new street level, which has been lowered 21 feet at that point. The building, of stone construction, was completed April 17, 1888 at a cost of $2,341,456.06. The interior furnishings cost $113,107.61. The height of the building is some 600 feet and a tower extends 330 feet above the roof level