55th Street

From Pittsburgh Streets
55th Street
Neighborhoods Stanton Heights, Upper Lawrenceville
Origin of name Sequential numbering up the Allegheny River

55th Street was opened by a city ordinance in 1873.[1]


  1. "An ordinance authorizing the opening of 55th street, from Butler street to Keystone avenue." Pittsburgh city ordinance, 1873, no. 14. Passed Feb. 10, 1873. Ordinance Book 3, p. 329. In The Municipal Record: Containing the proceedings of the Select and Common Councils of the City of Pittsburgh, together with the ordinances, &c.: With an index, vol. IV, p. 34, Pittsburgh Daily Gazette, Pittsburgh, 1872 (Internet Archive pghmunicipalrecord1872). [view source]ordinance-1873-14