Eckstein Place

From Pittsburgh Streets
Eckstein Place
Neighborhood Terrace Village
Origin of name Billy Eckstine

Eckstein Place is probably named for Billy Eckstine (1914–1993), a jazz singer and bandleader from Pittsburgh. Eckstine's name was originally spelled Eckstein.[1]

Nearby Blakey Court, Garner Court, Strayhorn Way, and Turrentine Place are also named for jazz musicians from Pittsburgh.


  1. Mark Whitaker. Smoketown: The untold story of the other great Black Renaissance, pp. 193–194. Simon & Schuster, New York, 2018, ISBN 978-1-5011-2242-2. LCCN 2017019428. [view source]whitaker