Haiti Street

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Haiti Street
Neighborhood Carrick
Origin of name Haiti

This street appears as Harvey Street in the 1905 Hopkins atlas.[1] The borough of Carrick was annexed into the city of Pittsburgh in 1927,[2][3][4][5]:10[6] and in March of that year this street was renamed Haiti Street.[7]

Bob Regan includes "Haiti" in a list of streets named for countries.[5]:64


  1. Real Estate Plat-Book of the Southern Vicinity of Pittsburgh, plate 4. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1905. http://historicpittsburgh.org/maps-hopkins/1905-plat-book-southern-pittsburgh; included in the 1903–1906 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps (https://esriurl.com/pittsburgh). [view source]hopkins-1905
  2. "Boroughs to join city on Monday: Midnight tomorrow to mark end of administrations." Pittsburgh Post, Jan. 1, 1927, p. 1. Newspapers.com 86806235. [view source]boroughs-to-join
  3. "Carrick, Knoxville, Westwood in city: Borough policemen to be examined for retention." Pittsburgh Post, Jan. 3, 1927, p. 1. Newspapers.com 86806351. [view source]carrick-knoxville-westwood
  4. "Pa Pitt will add 20,700 to family as 3 boroughs are taken in tomorrow." Pittsburgh Gazette Times, Jan. 2, 1927, p. 1. Newspapers.com 86498743. [view source]pa-pitt
  5. 5.0 5.1 Bob Regan. The Names of Pittsburgh: How the city, neighborhoods, streets, parks and more got their names. The Local History Company, Pittsburgh, 2009, ISBN 978-0-9770429-7-5. [view source]regan
  6. "Three boroughs enter city, are given police and fire protection; officers sworn: Knoxville, Westwood, and Carrick part of Pittsburgh: Heads named temporarily." Pittsburgh Post, Jan. 4, 1927, p. 3. Newspapers.com 86806383. [view source]three-boroughs
  7. "An ordinance changing the names of certain avenues, streets, lanes, alleys and ways in the Twenty-ninth Ward (formerly Carrick Borough)." Pittsburgh city ordinance, 1927, no. 207. Passed Mar. 21, 1927; approved Mar. 26, 1927. Ordinance Book 38, p. 410. In Municipal Record: Minutes of the proceedings of the Council of the City of Pittsburgh: For the year 1927, appendix, pp. 187–190, Smith Bros. Co. Inc., Pittsburgh (Google Books cZfgUddPQR0C; HathiTrust uiug.30112109819802; Internet Archive Pghmunicipalrecord1927). [view source]ordinance-1927-207