Burrows Street

From Pittsburgh Streets
See also 41st Street, which was originally named Burrows Street.
Burrows Street
Neighborhoods Terrace Village, West Oakland

Burrows Street, a north–south street in the location of the easternmost part of the modern street, appears in Pittsburgh maps from the 1850s.[1][2]

The majority of the curved modern street was laid out in 1940 as part of Terrace Village Unit 2, a project of the Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh.[3]


  1. 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. https://collections.lib.uwm.edu/digital/collection/agdm/id/32269/. [view source]mcgowin-1852
  2. The Cities of Pittsburgh and Allegheny, with Parts of Adjacent Boroughs, Pennsylvania. 1855. Historic Pittsburgh DARMAP0089; https://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/detail/RUMSEY~8~1~1688~130047; 1855 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps (https://esriurl.com/pittsburgh). In George W. Colton, Colton's Atlas of the World: Illustrating physical and political geography, J. H. Colton & Co., New York, 1856 (https://www.davidrumsey.com/luna/servlet/view/search?q=Pub_List_No%3D0149.000). [view source]colton
  3. "Plat plan, Terrace Village Unit 2, Project PA. 1–3, Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh." Laid out June 1940; recorded Mar. 31, 1941, Plan Book 38, pp. 6–14. Allegheny County Recorder of Deeds 3784488. [view source]terrace-village-2-plan