Indiana Avenue

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Indiana Avenue
Neighborhood Crafton Heights

A question-mark-shaped street named Indiana Avenue appears in the 1896 Hopkins atlas.[1] Parts of Indiana Avenue were renamed India Street and Irene Street (today Idola Street) in 1908;[2] the last bit became part of Du Bois Street in 1934.[3]


  1. Real Estate Plat-Book of the Southern Vicinity of Pittsburgh, Penna., plate 15. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1896.; included in the 1890 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps ( [view source]hopkins-1896
  2. "An ordinance changing and establishing the names of avenues, streets and alleys in the Forty-third ward (formerly the Borough of Sheraden) of the City of Pittsburgh." Pittsburgh city ordinance, 1908, no. 393. Passed July 9, 1908; approved July 13, 1908. Ordinance Book 19, p. 496. In Municipal Record: Minutes of the proceedings of the [Select and Common Councils] of the City of Pittsburgh for the years 1907–'08–'09, appendix, pp. 210–214, Devine & Co., Pittsburgh, 1909 (Google Books gMBEAQAAMAAJ; HathiTrust chi.096598897; Internet Archive Pghmunicipalrecordselect1907, Pghmunicipalrecordcommon1907). [view source]ordinance-1908-393
  3. "An ordinance changing the names of certain avenues, streets, roads and ways in the City of Pittsburgh." Pittsburgh city ordinance, 1934, no. 360. Passed Dec. 17, 1934; approved Dec. 20, 1934. Ordinance Book 46, p. 261. In Municipal Record: Minutes of the proceedings of the Council of the City of Pittsburgh: For the year 1934, appendix, p. 312, City Printing Company, Pittsburgh, 1934 (Internet Archive Pghmunicipalrecord1934). Reprinted in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Dec. 26, 1934, p. 17 ( 90546999), and Dec. 27, p. 21 ( 90547053). [view source]ordinance-1934-360