Pittsburgh Streets

Thackeray Avenue

Neighborhood: North Oakland

Named for William Makepeace Thackeray (1811–1863), British author. Other Pittsburgh streets named after writers include Fitzgerald Street, Hemingway Street, Lytton Avenue, Ruskin Avenue, and Tennyson Avenue.[1]


[1]Regan, Bob. The Names of Pittsburgh: How the city, neighborhoods, streets, parks and more got their names. The Local History Company, Pittsburgh, 2009, p. 60. ISBN 978-0-9770429-7-5.