Johnston Avenue

From Pittsburgh Streets
Johnston Avenue
Neighborhoods Glen Hazel, Hazelwood, Squirrel Hill South
Origin of name M. E. Johnston

A road in the location of modern Johnston Avenue appears in the 1872 Hopkins atlas, bordering land owned by "Mrs. Johnston."[1] The 1882 edition labels the road Johnston Avenue and shows that many adjacent parcels of land were owned by the estate of M. E. Johnston.[2]


  1. Atlas of the Cities of Pittsburgh, Allegheny, and the Adjoining Boroughs, p. 69. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1872.; 1872 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps ( [view source]hopkins-1872
  2. Atlas of the Cities Pittsburgh and Allegheny, plates 15–16. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1882.; 1882 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps ( [view source]hopkins-1882