Bigham Street

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Not to be confused with Bingham Street.
Bigham Street
Neighborhood Mount Washington
Origin of name Thomas J. Bigham

Bigham Street was laid out by Thomas J. Bigham and William O. Leslie in 1850.[1] It appears in the 1852 map of R. E. McGowin, running along the edge of Bigham's property.[2]


  1. "Mount Washington extended by Thos. J. Bigham & Wm. O. Leslie." Recorded Aug. 15, 1850, Plan Book 1, p. 175. Allegheny County Recorder of Deeds 3778264. [view source]bigham-leslie-plan
  2. R. E. McGowin. Map of the Cities of Pittsburgh and Allegheny and of the Boroughs of South-Pittsburgh, Birmingham, East-Birmingham, Lawrenceville, Duquesne & Manchester etc. Schuchman & Haunlein, Pittsburgh, 1852. [view source]mcgowin-1852