Virtual Walking Tour of Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
The Talleyrand Park Citizens Committee
Bellefonte Historical and Cultural Association

Stop 11.  Brockerhoff Hotel

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Brockherhoff Hotel, Bellefonte, PA

The Brockerhoff Hotel stands on South Allegheny Street at the southwest corner of The Diamond.  This was once the site of a log cabin tavern owned by James Benner.  The Hotel was built on this site in 1864 and 1865 by Henry Brockherhoff, following the relocation of the log cabin at the corner of Allegheny and Bishop Streets.  It was redesigned by Robert Cole in the 1890s by adding a fourth floor and interesting roof design.  In the end, it is a perfect example of Gothic Revival architecture, with multi-tiered slate mansard roof and Romanesque windows on the front.  It is today a residential facility. 

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Brockerhoff Hotel, Bellefonte, PA
                                           Fred D Smith Collection


The Brockerhoff before the fourth floor and mansard roof were added.