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This 1920’s skyline includes a 16 story hotel, a theater inspired by King Tut’s Tomb, a rare Carnegie library without his name, and new life in old buildings.

Landmarks & Historic Sites

Brick + Mortar Social House

Brick + Mortar Social House

401 N Broadway St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(417) 793-5027
Incorporates the elements of a classic neighborhood bar in a chic, luxurious way, while serving up a mouth-watering menu of Modern American fare.
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Coal Miner Sculpture

Coal Miner Sculpture

200 N Walnut St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-8310
Larger-than-life-size bronze statue of an era miner, with granite monuments inscribed with the names of miners who worked in the Pittsburg-Weir coalfields.
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Colonial Fox Theatre

Colonial Fox Theatre

407 N Broadway St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 235-0622
colonialfox.org
Built in 1919 as one of several theaters anchoring downtown entertainment & nightlife. Italian Renaissance Revival architecture. See its restoration firsthand.
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Creating Legacy Heroes Mural

204 W 5th, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 235-0505
facebook.com/SEKCHARITY
Get your picture taken with your favorite cartoon hero or villain. Mural is on the outside wall of a non-profit charity working to help meet basic needs.
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Downtown Pittsburg Artwalk Mural

501 N Broadway St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
Call it "street art", "fine art" or "a mural" - six artists were each given a space to paint their interpretation of the them "Your Downtown".
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Ella Buchanan Exhibit

Ella Buchanan Exhibit

308 N Walnut St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-8110
pplonline.org
The first director of Pittsburg's library, in 1901, went on to gain international notoriety as a talented sculptor & leader in women's suffrage movement.
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Frisco Event Center

Frisco Event Center

210 E 4th St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 249-3491
facebook.com/Friscoevent/
A Frisco Freight depot built in 1902 is now an event center. A depot has been on the site since 1876, and it's the last of six Frisco depots built in Pittsburg.
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Frisco Freight Mural

Frisco Freight Mural

210 E 4th St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 249-3491
facebook.com/Friscoevent/
Painted by Jenna Spencer on the south side of the Frisco Freight Event Center.
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Fun Zone Depot

Fun Zone Depot

104 N Locust, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 719-8390
FunZoneDepot.com
Opened in 1880. Town's 2nd oldest brick non-residential. Used as train depot, rail car repairs, & more. Largest building in town during Jefferson Highway era.
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Hotel Besse

121 E 4th St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
Seen from miles away, Pittsburg's skyline has been defined by this 12 story Late Gothic Revival architectural ornament building since 1926.
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Immigrant Park

106 W 2nd St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-8310
Built where the old Frisco Depot & Europe Hotel were located. Includes playground & mural that depicts what the area looked like at the turn of the century.
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Immigrant Park Mural & Children's Sculpture

106 W 2nd St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-8310
Tells the story of the immigrants who settled in Southeast Kansas and shows what the immediate area looked like at the turn of the century.
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Jefferson Highway Garage

Jefferson Highway Garage

408 N Locust St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
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This garage was built in 1915 to serve travelers on a route that connected Canada to New Orleans from 1915-1925. The structure still has its original signage.
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Jimmy B's Saloon

Jimmy B's Saloon

202 N Locust St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
A saloon & beer garden with occasional live music. Built in 1904 to sell tombstones & monuments. Includes hand carved stone figures of prominent Kansas legends.
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Jock's Nitch Sporting Goods

Jock's Nitch Sporting Goods

523 N Broadway St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-9410
jocksnitch.com
Specializes in outfitting fans of local schools, including PSU Gorillas, FHS Raiders, GHS Trojans, NHS Vikings, PHS Dragons, SHS Lancers & SMC Panthers.
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Memorial Auditorium & Convention Center

Memorial Auditorium & Convention Center

503 N Pine St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-7827
Open since 1925, was designed during the excitement of the excavation of King Tutankhamun’s Tomb so is a rare example of Egyptian Revival Style architecture.
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Memorial Auditorium & Convention Center

Memorial Auditorium & Convention Center

503 N Pine St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-7827
Old meets new in this historic 1925 theatre with modern amenities. Check our website for upcoming theatre productions, ballets, vendor events, &; art exhibits.
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Miners Memorial

Miners Memorial

200 N Walnut St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-8310
A tribute to the work and lives of the coal miners in the Weir-Pittsburg Coal Field. Includes a larger-than-life bronze statute of a miner.
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Mirza Shrine Event Center

110 W 5th St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-4180
mirzashriners.com
Brick building built in 1930 as a social and meeting hall.
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Our Lady of Pittsburg

109 E 9th St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-2135
ollsmc.com
Honoring Women of Faith, this sculpture by Linda Dabeau is in the shadows of Our Lady of Lourdes church and was dedicated in 2006.
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Pittsburg Historical Mural

Pittsburg Historical Mural

105 E 5th St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
Located on the east side of the old Saunders Cooke building, which was built in 1914. Mural highlights the areas immigrant and railroad heritage.
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Pittsburg Public Library

Pittsburg Public Library

308 N Walnut St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-8110
pplonline.org
A rare Andrew Carnegie library without elaborate, ornate decorations, or his name - both were compromises with area miners angered with his involvement.
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Postcard greeting from Pittsburg

Postcard greeting from Pittsburg

4th & Pine (southeast corner), Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-1000
PittsburgAreaChamber.com
By local artist Jenna Spencer, this mural is in the style of the vintage "Welcome from..." postcards.
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Saint Mary's Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

Saint Mary's Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

109 E 9th St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-2135
ollsmc.com
Parish formed in 1881. Small frame church built on site in 1883. Current Gothic style structure built in 1904. Renovations in 1969 & 1991.
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Solidarity: Amazon Army Mural

Solidarity: Amazon Army Mural

308 N Walnut St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-8110
Features St. Barbara, the patron saint of coal miners, and a number of the wives, mothers & grandmothers of miners who organized the 1921 Amazon Army march.
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Southeast Kansas Love Story Mural

Southeast Kansas Love Story Mural

310 N Broadway St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
Created by local college students, this 12×24 foot signboard features a young miner giving flowers to a Southeast Kansas girl holding a chicken (of course).
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Sugar Rush Sweet Treats

Sugar Rush Sweet Treats

709 N Broadway St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 404-5002
Located in the historic Hotel Stilwell, this old fashioned soda/malt shop sells ice cream sundaes, Italian Sodas, and candy you can't find elsewhere anymore.
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The Stilwell

707 N Broadway, Pittsburg, KS 66762
620-704-3388
TheStilwell.org
Built in 1890 in a Richardsonian Romanesque style of Romanesque Revival architecture. Pittsburg's center of social activity for many generations.
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Timmons Ballroom

707 N Broadway, Pittsburg, KS 66762
620-704-3388
TheStilwell.org
Features 2,500 square feet of meeting space with a capacity of 120 for dining or 180 for a meeting.
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