Black and Yon Building

  • Black and Yon Building
  • Black and Yon Building
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1200-04 11th Ave, Altoona, PA

The Black and Yon Building, originally known as thhe Silverman Building is the most elaborate office building on 11th Avenue.

Dating to 1924-25, the steel framed structure is faced with white glazed terra cotta in a Neoclassical design. The building, constructed for local real estate entrepreneurs Jacob and Issac Silverman, was erected on a site that had been owned and occupied by the Pennsylvania Railroad Company since 1851.