Foster School

The Foster School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a building from 1886. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1] The school operated until 1939, when its students were transferred to the new elementary wing of Arsenal Junior High School along with those from the nearby Bayard School and Lawrence School.[4]

Foster School
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Foster School is located in Pittsburgh
Foster School
Foster School is located in Pennsylvania
Foster School
Foster School is located in the United States
Foster School
Location286 Main St., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°28′3″N 79°57′32″W / 40.46750°N 79.95889°W / 40.46750; -79.95889Coordinates: 40°28′3″N 79°57′32″W / 40.46750°N 79.95889°W / 40.46750; -79.95889
Area2 acres (0.81 ha)
Architectural styleLate Victorian
Part ofLawrenceville Historic District[2] (ID100004020)
MPSPittsburgh Public Schools TR
NRHP reference No.86002667[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPSeptember 30, 1986
Designated CPJuly 8, 2019
Designated CPHSJuly 8, 1982[3]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Lawrenceville Historic District" (PDF). City of Pittsburgh. National Park Service. Retrieved July 19, 2019.
  3. ^ "Local Historic Designations". Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation. Retrieved 2011-08-11.
  4. ^ "City Will Open 8 New Schools; 15 Old Buildings Will Be Closed This Fall". Pittsburgh Press. July 9, 1939. Retrieved October 4, 2018 – via