Charlotte Street

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See also Oakland Avenue, which was originally named Charlotte Street.
Charlotte Street
Neighborhood Lower Lawrenceville
Origin of name Charlotte Dravo

Charlotte Street was laid out in 1851 by the heirs of Peter Dravo[1] (eponym of Dravo Street, today 37th Street). It was named for Charlotte Dravo,[1] his widow, identified as "Mrs. Dravo" on the 1852 map of R. E. McGowin.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Plan of lots in the borough of Lawrenceville: Being the subdivision of out lots No's. 18 & 19 in Wm. B. Foster's plan of Lawrenceville: Laid off at the request of Robert Robb for the heirs of Peter Dravo dec'd." Laid out Feb. 22, 1851; recorded Mar. 14, 1851, Plan Book 1, pp. 194–195. Allegheny County Recorder of Deeds 3778285. [view source]dravo-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