Cement City

Cement City (HMU9B)

Location: Donora, PA 15033 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 10.083', W 79° 51.725'

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Located four blocks to the west. Built 1916-1917 as housing for employees at American Steel and Wire's Donora plant. A community of 100 units in 80 Prairie-style buildings, noted for the innovative use of poured-in-place concrete construction. One of several concrete communities built in the United States during this era, Cement City survived to house successive generations of families. A National Register Historic District.
HM NumberHMU9B
Year Placed1997
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 3:35am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 596894 N 4447030
Decimal Degrees40.16805000, -79.86208333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 10.083', W 79° 51.725'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 10' 4.98" N, 79° 51' 43.50" W
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Area Code(s)724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500-598 Chestnut St, Donora PA 15033, US
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