Grandview Avenue

From Pittsburgh Streets
Grandview Avenue
Neighborhoods Duquesne Heights, Mount Washington
Origin of name Its magnificent view of Pittsburgh
High Street (ca. 1830 – 1874)
Origin of name Its height above the Monongahela River and Pittsburgh

This street appears in the 1830 map of Jean Barbeau and Lewis Keyon as High Street.[1]

Grandview Avenue was opened by a city ordinance in 1874, following the route of High Street.[2]

See also


  1. Jean Barbeau and Lewis Keyon. Map of Pittsburgh and Its Environs. N. B. Molineux, Pittsburgh, 1830. Historic Pittsburgh DARMAP0576; [view source]barbeau
  2. "An ordinance opening Grandview avenue." Pittsburgh city ordinance, 1874, no. 149. Passed May 11, 1874; recorded May 20, 1874. Ordinance Book 3, p. 491. In The Municipal Record: Containing the proceedings of the Select and Common Councils of the City of Pittsburgh, together with the ordinances, &c.: With an index, vol. VII, p. 55, Pittsburgh Daily Gazette, Pittsburgh, 1874 (Internet Archive pghmunicipalrecord1874, pghmunicipalrecord1872). Reprinted in the Pittsburgh Daily Gazette, Feb. 26, 1874, [p. 4] ( 86344573). [view source]ordinance-1874-149