Green Street

From Pittsburgh Streets
See also Eads Street, which was originally named Green Street.
Green Street
Neighborhood Crawford-Roberts

This street was laid out as an unnamed street in 1836 for Samuel Wright.[1] It appears as Greene Street in the 1852 map of R. E. McGowin and the 1855 map of George W. Colton.[2][3] The spelling was officially established as Green Street in 1881.[4]

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  1. "Plan of town lots laid out for Samuel Wright on Reeds Out Lot № 22 and part of № 10 in the second laying out, situated in the Manor of Pittsburg." Laid out Sept. 24, 1836; recorded Feb. 13, 1839, Plan Book 1, p. 76. Allegheny County Recorder of Deeds 3778175. [view source]samuel-wright-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
  3. The Cities of Pittsburgh and Allegheny, with Parts of Adjacent Boroughs, Pennsylvania. 1855. Historic Pittsburgh DARMAP0089;; 1855 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps ( In George W. Colton, Colton's Atlas of the World: Illustrating physical and political geography, J. H. Colton & Co., New York, 1856 ( [view source]colton
  4. "An ordinance establishing the names of avenues, streets, lanes and alleys of the City of Pittsburgh." Pittsburgh city ordinance, 1881, no. 33. Passed Feb. 28, 1881; approved Mar. 4, 1881. Ordinance Book 5, p. 212. In Municipal Record: Minutes of the proceedings of the Select and Common Councils of the City of Pittsburgh, for the year 1880, pp. 213–234 (Internet Archive pghmunicipalrecord1880). [view source]ordinance-1881-33