Guthrie Street

From Pittsburgh Streets
Guthrie Street
Neighborhood Regent Square
Origin of name George W. Guthrie
Braddock Avenue (1872–1888)

This street was laid out as Braddock Avenue in 1872.[1][2][3][4] That name was transferred to modern Braddock Avenue in 1888.[5] This street was laid out again in 1889 for George W. Guthrie and named Guthrie Street.[6] It is unlabeled in the 1890 Hopkins atlas,[7] but labeled Guthrie Street in 1895.[8]

References

  1. "Plan of the subdivision of Devon: Comprising 225 acres: Situated in the 22rd [sic] Ward City of Pittsburgh and Wilkins Township Allegheny Co. Pa.: Laid out for Jas. A. Hutchison Trustee under the will of Wm. Wilkins Dec'ed." Laid out Apr. 1872; recorded Oct. 1, 1872, Plan Book 4, pp. 304–305. Allegheny County Recorder of Deeds 3779036. [view source]devon-plan
  2. "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, Herald Printing Co., Pittsburgh, 1881 (Internet Archive pghmunicipalrecord1880). [view source]ordinance-1881-33
  3. Atlas of the Cities Pittsburgh and Allegheny, plate 17. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1882. http://historicpittsburgh.org/maps-hopkins/1882-atlas-pittsburgh-allegheny; 1882 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps (https://esriurl.com/pittsburgh). [view source]hopkins-1882
  4. Atlas of the Vicinity of the Cities Pittsburgh and Allegheny, Pennsylvania, plate 32. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1886. http://historicpittsburgh.org/maps-hopkins/1886-atlas-pittsburgh-allegheny; included in the 1882 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps (https://esriurl.com/pittsburgh). [view source]hopkins-1886
  5. "An ordinance changing the name of Park Way avenue to Braddock avenue." Pittsburgh city ordinance, 1888, no. 148. Passed Oct. 8, 1888; approved Oct. 12, 1888. Ordinance Book 6, p. 512. In Municipal Record: Minutes of the proceedings of the Select Council of the City of Pittsburgh, for the year 1888–9, appendix, p. 305, Chas. F. Peck & Son, Pittsburgh, 1888–1889 (Internet Archive pghmunicipalrecordselect1888) and Municipal Record: Minutes of the proceedings of the Common Council of the City of Pittsburgh, for the year 1888–9, appendix, p. 331, Chas. F. Peck & Son, Pittsburgh, 1888–1889 (Internet Archive pghmunicipalrecordcommon1888). [view source]ordinance-1888-148
  6. "Plan of lots no. 2 in Wilkinsburg and 22nd Ward, Pittsburgh: Laid out for Geo. W. Guthrie, trustee." Recorded Nov. 18, 1889, Plan Book 9, pp. 108–109. Allegheny County Recorder of Deeds 3780234. [view source]guthrie-2nd-plan
  7. Atlas of the City of Pittsburgh, vol. 4. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1890. http://historicpittsburgh.org/maps-hopkins/1890-volume-4-atlas-pittsburgh; included in the 1890 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps (https://esriurl.com/pittsburgh). [view source]hopkins-1890-vol-4
  8. Real Estate Plat-Book of the Eastern Vicinity of Pittsburgh, Penna., p. 3. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1895. http://historicpittsburgh.org/maps-hopkins/1895-plat-book-eastern-Pittsburgh. [view source]hopkins-1895