Ellsworth Terrace

From Pittsburgh Streets
Ellsworth Terrace
Neighborhood Shadyside
Origin of name Ellsworth Avenue

Ellsworth Terrace was built in 1912.[1] It is named for its location off Ellsworth Avenue.

Bob Regan includes Ellsworth Terrace in his explanation of the origin of the name Ellsworth, which he says honors the memory of a General Ellsworth.[2] Ellsworth Avenue is actually named for Colonel Elmer E. Ellsworth (1837–1861).[3]

See also


  1. Robert J. Jucha. "The anatomy of a streetcar suburb: A development history of Shadyside, 1852–1916." Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine, vol. 62, no. 4, Oct. 1979, pp. 301–319. https://journals.psu.edu/wph/article/view/3609. [view source]jucha
  2. Bob Regan. The Names of Pittsburgh: How the city, neighborhoods, streets, parks and more got their names, p. 68. The Local History Company, Pittsburgh, 2009, ISBN 978-0-9770429-7-5. [view source]regan
  3. George T. Fleming. "Names recall Civil War heroes: Soldiers of national and local fame well commemorated in Pittsburgh: Battles also live." Pittsburgh Gazette Times, May 30, 1915, sec. 5, p. 2. Newspapers.com 85758872. [view source]fleming-civil-war