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Main Building, U.S. Bureau of Mines

Main Building, U.S. Bureau of Mines
Main Building, U.S. Bureau of Mines is located in Pennsylvania
Main Building, U.S. Bureau of Mines
Location 4800 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Area less than one acre
Built 1915-1919
Architect Palmer & Hornbostel; Hornbostel,Henry
Architectural style Beaux Arts
NRHP Reference # 74001741[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 24, 1974
Designated PHLF 2000[2]

The Main Building of the U.S. Bureau of Mines in the Squirrel Hill North neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a building constructed from 1915 and dedicated on September 29, 1919. Since the 1960s it was acquired and has been part of the campus of Carnegie Mellon University and is now known as Hamburg Hall and the headquarters of the Heinz College. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places.  
  2. ^ Historic Landmark Plaques 1968-2009. Pittsburgh, PA: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. 2010. Retrieved 2011-07-28. 
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