Concrete City

Concrete City (HM1AUD)

Location: Nanticoke, PA 18634 Luzerne County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 11.132', W 75° 58.839'

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Notable for early use of International Style architectural concepts in creating "model" industrial housing. Located ? - mile north of here. The homes, built by the D L & W Railroad's Coal Division for forty Truesdale Colliery employees, were opened in 1913. Constructed of poured concrete, the twenty two-story rectangular double houses surrounded a park. Controlled by the Glen Alden Coal Company after 1921; abandoned in 1924.
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HM NumberHM1AUD
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Year Placed1998
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 2:32pm PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] CAROLYN MARTIENSSEN  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 417756 N 4559816
Decimal Degrees41.18553333, -75.98065000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 11.132', W 75° 58.839'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 11' 7.92" N, 75° 58' 50.34" W
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Area Code(s)570
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501-599 Front St, Nanticoke PA 18634, US
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