|Origin of name||Corona shoe|
Corona Street is part of a small subdivision developed by Gottfried Daniel Simen, an Allegheny City shoe salesman (and eponym of Simen Avenue). It was named after his best-selling shoe, the Corona, which could be bought for $3.50 in 1900 at his store at the corner of East Ohio Street and Sandusky Street.
- "Opening sale of the Corona." Pittsburgh Daily Post, Apr. 5, 1900, pp. 2, 5, 7. Newspapers.com 86435468, 86435546, 86435591. [view source] corona-opening
- Real Estate Plat-Book of the City of Allegheny, vol. 1. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1890. view source] hopkins-1890-allegheny-vol-1 ; included in the 1890 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps ( ). [
- Atlas of Greater Pittsburgh. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1910. view source] hopkins-1910 ; 1910 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps ( ). [
- Marylynne Pitz. "A wealthy shoe salesman's house takes a turn on the Brighton Heights house tour." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Sept. 20, 2019. view source] pitz . [