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.
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.