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Weiss Hall, also known as the Judge Edmund Taylor House, is a historic dormitory located on the campus of Wilkes University at Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. It was built about 1895, and is a 2 1/2-story, stone, brick, and shingled building in the Queen Anne style. It features a tower, recessed third floor balcony, steep gables, a large side porch, and stained glass windows. It was built as a residence and later acquired by Wilkes College and used as a residence hall.[2]

Weiss Hall
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Weiss Hall, October 2011
Weiss Hall is located in Pennsylvania
Weiss Hall
Weiss Hall is located in the United States
Weiss Hall
Location98 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Coordinates41°14′47″N 75°53′12″W / 41.24639°N 75.88667°W / 41.24639; -75.88667Coordinates: 41°14′47″N 75°53′12″W / 41.24639°N 75.88667°W / 41.24639; -75.88667
Arealess than one acre
Builtc. 1895
Architectural styleGreek Revival, Queen Anne, Romanesque
NRHP reference #72001134[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 27, 1972

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes Pennsylvania Register of Historic Sites and Landmarks (August 1971). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Weiss Hall" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-03-15.