Boulevard Drive

From Pittsburgh Streets
Boulevard Drive
Neighborhood Greenfield
Origin of name Its location alongside Beechwood Boulevard

Boulevard Drive was laid out by John E. Born in 1926 as part of the Beechwood plan of lots.[1][2] It is probably named for its location alongside Beechwood Boulevard.


  1. "Beechwood plan of lots situate in the 14th & 15th wards Pittsburgh Pa.: Laid out by John E. Born, 1308 Peoples Bank Bldg., Pittsburgh." Laid out Oct. 20, 1926; recorded Nov. 5, 1926, Plan Book 32, pp. 58–64. Allegheny County Recorder of Deeds 3783876. [view source]beechwood-plan
  2. "An ordinance approving 'Beechwood' Plan of Lots, in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Wards of the City of Pittsburgh, laid out by John E. Born, accepting the dedication of Beechwood Court, Boulevard Drive, Flemington Street, Forward Avenue, Mirror Street, Monteiro Street, Ronald Street and Saline Street, as shown thereon for public use for highway purposes, opening and naming the same." Pittsburgh city ordinance, 1926, no. 551. Passed Nov. 1, 1926; approved Nov. 3, 1926. Ordinance Book 38, p. 11. In Municipal Record: Minutes of the proceedings of the Council of the City of Pittsburgh: For the year 1926, appendix, pp. 402–403, Smith Bros. Co. Inc., Pittsburgh (Google Books A5zkbeRRvzUC; HathiTrust uiug.30112109819794; Internet Archive Pghmunicipalrecord1926). [view source]ordinance-1926-551