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BUILDING
 
 
Allegheny County Courthouse and Jail
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DESIGNER
 
 
Henry Hobson Richardson

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LOCATION
 
Continent
North America
Nation
United States
State
Pennsylvania
County
Allegheny
Town
Pittsburgh
Address
Grant Street, Forbes Avenue, Ross Street, 5th Avenue
 
 
Website
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Public buildings
Justice buildings
Military buildings, fortified castles and fortresses
Vertical architectures
Towers, bell towers
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1883    
Realisation
1884 - 1888
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AWARDS
 
1976
U.S. National Historic Landmark
1973
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
1972
City of Pittsburgh Historic Structure
1968
Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation Historic Landmark
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THE BUILDING IN CINEMA
 
Title
  The Next Three Days
Directed by
Paul Haggis
Nationality
USA
Year of production
2010
Cast
Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks, Liam Neeson, Brian Dennehy, Olivia Wilde, Jason Beghe
Building's role
Marginal
Title
  Boys on the Side
Directed by
Herbert Ross
Nationality
USA
Year of production
1995
Cast
Whoopi Goldberg, Mary-Louise Parker, Drew Barrymore, Matthew McConaughey, James Remar, Billy Wirth, Estelle Parsons, Amy Aquino
Building's role
Marginal
Title
  Striking Distance
Directed by
Rowdy Herrington
Nationality
USA
Year of production
1993
Cast
Bruce Willis, Sarah Jessica Parker, Dennis Farina, Tom Sizemore, Robert Pastorelli, Timothy Busfield, Andre Braugher, John Mahoney
Building's role
Appreciable
Interiors
Title
  Hoffa
Directed by
Danny DeVito
Nationality
USA
Year of production
1992
Cast
Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Armand Assante
Building's role
Marginal
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Bruno Zevi, Spazî dell'architettura moderna, Einaudi, Torino 1973, tav. 426 [VIII. Tradizione moderna e primo razionalismo negli Stati Uniti]
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CLIENT
 
 
Allegheny County Commissioners
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STAFF
 
Contractor
Norcross Brothers
Booth and Flinn
 
 
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