• For Sale
  • Single Family

356 N Tower Rd Franklin, PA 16123 Get directions

190,357 Sq. ft. Lot
  • Age 48 Years
  • MLS# 1326454
  • Listed 11 Months 10 Days Ago


Once in a lifetime opportunity to own a former underground hardened bunker previously used as a communications facility built in 1971 to support operations during the cold war. Located just minutes away from I-79 and downtown Pittsburgh, this unique property offers over 17, 000 sq ft of usable space with all equipment still in place. Including: generators, air filtration system, chillers, stand pipe fire hose system, 2 deep-water wells & public water service, private sewage treatment facility, decontamination shower, fully functional hoist & trolley system located within the main warehouse level. 120v, 240v, 277v, 460v electric service in the building with 8400v available at transformer. 16' ceilings! The bathroom facilities and conference room have recently been renovated. Many different possibilities for use! Zoned for both commercial and residential use - could be used as your basement with your dream home built above. Beautiful 4 acre m/l parcel!



  • Bedrooms: 0


  • Bathroom-1 Description: Baths Total: 0.00

Land Info

  • Lot Description: Level & Rolling
  • Lot Size Acres: 4.37

School Information

  • School District: Riverside

Other Property Info

  • Annual Tax Amount: 6597
  • MLS Listing Status: Active
  • County: Beaver
  • Directions: Route 19 N to Zelienople, Left on W. New Castle at Kaufman House, R on Rt. 288 to R on North Tower Rd. to property on right.
  • Datasource Property Type: Other
  • Virtual Tour URL Branded: https://www.propertypanorama.com/instaview-tour/wpn/1326454
  • Zoning: Comm.
  • Property Subtype: Farm-Acreage-Lot
  • Source System Name: C2C

Exterior and Lot Features

  • Lot Size Square Feet: 190357

Building and Construction

  • Year Built: 1971
  • Construction Materials: Concrete, Other
  • Property Age: 48

Nearby Schools

Rating School Grades Distance
6 Riverside El School PK-5 2.1 mi
8 Riverside Ms School 6-8 2.1 mi
5 Riverside High School 9-12 2.2 mi
6 Perry Lower Intrmd School 3-4 1.7 mi
5 Lincoln Junior-Senior High School 7-12 3.5 mi
NA Holy Redeemer Private School PK-6 3.4 mi
NA Ellwood City Childrens Center Private School NR 3.6 mi

School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Maponics, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly.


Property History for 356 N Tower Rd

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