Hatfield Street

From Pittsburgh Streets
Hatfield Street
Neighborhood Central Lawrenceville
Washington Street (until 1868)
Origin of name George Washington

This street appears as Washington Street in the 1852 map of R. E. McGowin in two short segments: one between Mill Street and Lothrop Street (today 48th Street and 49th Street) and the other between Pawpaw Alley and Cochran Street (today 50th Street and 51st Street).[1] It was renamed Hatfield Street in 1868.[2] (Another segment of Washington Street, between Covington and Ewalt Streets—today 40th and 43rd Streets—was renamed Willow Street by the same ordinance.)[1][2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 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. https://collections.lib.uwm.edu/digital/collection/agdm/id/32269/. [view source]mcgowin-1852
  2. 2.0 2.1 "An ordinance changing the names of streets." Pittsburgh city ordinance, 1868. Passed Aug. 31, 1868. In The Municipal Record: Containing the proceedings of the Select and Common Councils of the City of Pittsburgh: 1868, Pittsburgh Daily Commercial, Pittsburgh (Internet Archive pghmunicipalrecord1868_20200904_2014). Reprinted in the Pittsburgh Gazette, Sept. 2, 1868, p. 5 (Newspapers.com 86347563), Sept. 3, p. 3 (Newspapers.com 86347623), and Sept. 4, p. 3 (Newspapers.com 86347714). [view source]ordinance-1868-name-changes