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John Frew House

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Built  Between 1790 and 1840
Designated PHLF  1984
Added to NRHP  30 May 2001
NRHP Reference #  01000593
Opened  1790
John Frew House
Location  1566 Poplar Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Architectural styles  Colonial Revival architecture, Greek Revival architecture
Similar  Mount Washington, Nationality Rooms, Stage AE, Rodef Shalom Temple, North Shore Riverfront

The John Frew House, also or formerly known as the Rachel and Robert Sterrett House, is a historic house in the Westwood neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The original stone section of the house and the adjacent stone springhouse are c. 1790. The Greek Revival addition to the house is c.1840. A garage was added to the springhouse c.1950. Of the five extant pre-1800 structures remaining in the City of Pittsburgh, this is the only one that is currently being used as an occupied house.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2001. The house also has a landmark plaque from the Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation, and it was added to the List of Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation Historic Landmarks in 1984.

Its location on Poplar Street places it on the City of Pittsburgh side of the border between Crafton and Pittsburgh.

References

John Frew House Wikipedia


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