Bayard Place

From Pittsburgh Streets
Bayard Place
Neighborhood Shadyside
Origin of name Bayard Street

The Bayard Place plan of lots was laid out in 1910,[1] and Bayard Place was officially opened and named in 1925.[2] It is named for its location near Bayard Street.

Bob Regan includes Bayard Place in his explanation of the origin of the name of Bayard Street, which is named for Stephen Bayard (1744?–1815).[3]

See also


  1. Robert J. Jucha. "The anatomy of a streetcar suburb: A development history of Shadyside, 1852–1916." Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine, vol. 62, no. 4, Oct. 1979, pp. 301–319. [view source]jucha
  2. "An ordinance approving the 'Bayard Place Plan of Lots' in the Seventh Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, laid out by Jas. H. Hamnett, accepting the dedication of Bayard Place, as shown thereon, for public use for highway purposes, opening and naming the same, fixing the width and position of the sidewalks and roadway thereon and establishing the grade thereon." Pittsburgh city ordinance, 1925, no. 114. Passed Mar. 16, 1925; approved Mar. 20, 1925. Ordinance Book 36, p. 225. In Municipal Record: Minutes of the proceedings of the Council of the City of Pittsburgh for the year 1925, appendix, p. 84, Kaufman Printing Company, Inc., Pittsburgh (Google Books qSb28JpAxN8C; HathiTrust uiug.30112109819786; Internet Archive Pghmunicipalrecord1925). [view source]ordinance-1925-114
  3. Bob Regan. The Names of Pittsburgh: How the city, neighborhoods, streets, parks and more got their names, p. 64. The Local History Company, Pittsburgh, 2009, ISBN 978-0-9770429-7-5. [view source]regan