Jackson Street

From Pittsburgh Streets
For other streets that have been named Jackson Street, see Jackson Street (disambiguation).
Jackson Street
Neighborhood Highland Park

Jackson Street is mentioned in the annual report of the Survey Committee presented to the Pittsburgh Common Council on December 28, 1870, in a list of streets laid out during the year: "Jackson street, 50 feet [wide] from Hiland avenue to Wayne street [approximately modern Samantha Way], levels and stones set."[1] The street appears in the 1872 Hopkins atlas.[2]


  1. The Municipal Record: Containing the proceedings of the Select and Common Councils of the City of Pittsburgh: Together with the ordinances, acts of assembly, &c.: With an index, vol. III—1870, p. 111. Pittsburgh Daily Commercial, Pittsburgh. Internet Archive pghmunicipalrecord1868_20200904_2014. [view source]municipal-record-1870
  2. Atlas of the Cities of Pittsburgh, Allegheny, and the Adjoining Boroughs, p. 61. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1872. http://historicpittsburgh.org/maps-hopkins/1872-atlas-pittsburgh-allegheny; 1872 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps (https://esriurl.com/pittsburgh). [view source]hopkins-1872