Fountain Hill Historic District

Fountain Hill Historic District

Fountain Hill Historic District
Location: Roughly bounded by Brighton, Wyandotte, W. Fourth and Seminole Sts., and Delaware Ave., Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°36′40″N 75°23′10″W / 40.61111°N 75.38611°WCoordinates: 40°36′40″N 75°23′10″W / 40.61111°N 75.38611°W
Area: 33.6 acres (13.6 ha)
Architectural style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian, Gothic Revival
Governing body: Private
NRHP Reference#: 88000450
Added to NRHP: April 21, 1988

Fountain Hill Historic District is a national historic district located at Bethlehem, Lehigh County and Northampton County, Pennsylvania. The district includes 44 contributing buildings and 1 contributing structure. The buildings include elaborate, architecturally distinctive mansions, smaller managers' and merchants' dwellings, and public church buildings. The mansions are the focus of the district and include the Linderman / Schwab Mansion (c. 1870), Robert Sayre House (c. 1857), and Elisha Packer Wilbur Mansion (c. 1863). Notable non-residential buildings include the Masonic Temple and Nativity Episcopal Cathedral (c. 1866). The Hill to Hill Bridge is also included in the district. Located in the district is the separately listed Lehigh Valley Railroad Headquarters Building.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.


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