Elm Court

Between Polk and Elm Sts., Butler, PA

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Photo taken by Brian Manville on February 20, 2018

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Description 

It was designed by architect Benno Janssen and built in 1929-1930. This 40-room residence is set into a hillside. The house measures 125.7 feet by 159 feet, and is built around a central courtyard. It is constructed of steel reinforced concrete and faced with limestone, marble, and slate. The house features complex slate roofs with many gables, large numbers of rectangular, oriel, and bay windows, interesting chimney treatments, and carved stone detailing reflecting the Tudor Revival style.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 6, 1979
Reference number
79002176
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Tudor Revival; Other architectural type; Tudor Gothic revival
Areas of significance
Landscape Architecture; Art; Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Period of significance
1925-1949
Significant years
1929; 1930

Update Log 

  • February 20, 2018: New photos from Brian Manville

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