Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company

Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company (HMREX)

Location: Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Allegheny County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 26.407', W 80° 0.175'

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First commercially successful United States plate glass maker, founded 1883 by John Ford, John Pitcairn and others. First plant was at Creighton; office was half a block east of here on Fourth Avenue. The company became PPG Industries in 1968.
Year Placed1983
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 10:21am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 584562 N 4477085
Decimal Degrees40.44011667, -80.00291667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 26.407', W 80° 0.175'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 26' 24.42" N, 80° 0' 10.50" W
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Area Code(s)412, 724, 215
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400-498 Market St, Pittsburgh PA 15222, US
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