From Pittsburgh Streets
|Origin of name||Hollywood, Los Angeles, California|
|Luray Avenue (until 1922)|
This street appears as Luray Avenue in the 1905 Hopkins atlas. It was renamed Hollywood Street in 1922 after Crafton Heights was annexed into the city of Pittsburgh. Bob Regan includes "Hollywood" in a list of streets named for cities.
- Real Estate Plat-Book of the Southern Vicinity of Pittsburgh, plate 21. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1905. view source] hopkins-1905 ; included in the 1903–1906 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps ( ). [
- "An ordinance changing the names of various streets, avenues, lanes, roads, alleys and ways in the Twentieth and Twenty-eighth Wards (formerly Chartiers Township)." Pittsburgh city ordinance, 1922, no. 336. Passed Oct. 2, 1922; approved Oct. 3, 1922. Ordinance Book 33, p. 604. In Municipal Record: Minutes of the proceedings of the Council of the City of Pittsburgh for the year 1922, appendix, pp. 238–244, Kaufman Printing Company, Pittsburgh (Internet Archive Pghmunicipalrecord1922). [view source] ordinance-1922-336
- Bob Regan. The Names of Pittsburgh: How the city, neighborhoods, streets, parks and more got their names, p. 65. The Local History Company, Pittsburgh, 2009, ISBN 978-0-9770429-7-5. [view source] regan