Brownsville Commercial Historic District

105--128 Brownsville Ave. and 1--145 Market, 101--200 High, 2--6 Water, 100 Charles, 1 Seneca and 108 Bank Sts., Brownsville, Pennsylvania


Flatiron Building

On Market Street.

Photo taken by Jim Allen in August 2014



Street View 


One of the structures, the Dunlap Creek bridge, was previously listed in the National Register.

By 2015 the 4 buildings listed on the south side of Market Street between Brownsville Street and Dunlap Creek were gone.

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 2, 1993
Reference number
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival; Modern Movement: Moderne; Victorian: Italianate
Areas of significance
Commerce; Transportation; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Department store; City hall; Theater; Rail-related; Specialty store; Business
Current functions
City hall; Specialty store; Multiple dwelling; Restaurant; Warehouse; Post office
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1825-1849; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 55
Contributing structures: 2
Non-contributing buildings: 3

Update Log 

  • August 22, 2016: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • August 22, 2015: Updated by Jim Allen: expanded description
  • August 20, 2015: New photos from Jim Allen
  • August 26, 2014: Updated by Jim Allen: Added description
  • August 25, 2014: New photos from Jim Allen

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