Harpen Road

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Harpen Road
Neighborhood Summer Hill

An unnamed road in this location appears with dashed lines in the 1886 Hopkins atlas.[1] It remained unnamed until it was named Harpen Road by a Pittsburgh city ordinance in 1923.[2][3]


  1. Atlas of the Vicinity of the Cities Pittsburgh and Allegheny, Pennsylvania, plate 7. 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
  2. "An ordinance designating names for the unnamed streets, avenues, lanes, roads, alleys and ways in the Twenty-sixth Ward (formerly Reserve Township)." Pittsburgh city ordinance, 1923, no. 450. Passed Nov. 26, 1923; approved Nov. 30, 1923. Ordinance Book 35, p. 17. In Municipal Record: Minutes of the proceedings of the Council of the City of Pittsburgh for the year 1923, appendix, pp. 334–335, Kaufman Printing Company, Pittsburgh (Google Books XkEtAQAAMAAJ; HathiTrust uiug.30112108223980; Internet Archive Pghmunicipalrecord1923). [view source]ordinance-1923-450
  3. Real Estate Plat-Book of the City of Pittsburgh, vol. 4, pp. 18, 32. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1925. http://historicpittsburgh.org/maps-hopkins/1925-volume-4-plat-book-pittsburgh; included in the 1923 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps (https://esriurl.com/pittsburgh). [view source]hopkins-1925-vol-4