Karl Street

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Karl Street
Neighborhood East Hills
Origin of name Karl Watson Warmcastle

Karl Street appears in the 1904 Hopkins atlas.[1] It was laid out as part of the "Nimick Terrace Plan" by Samuel D. Warmcastle.[2] The street is named for Warmcastle's son, Karl Watson Warmcastle (1883–1945).[3][4]


  1. Real Estate Plat-Book of the City of Pittsburgh, vol. 2, plate 20. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1904. http://historicpittsburgh.org/maps-hopkins/1904-volume-2-plat-book-pittsburgh; included in the 1903–1906 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps (https://esriurl.com/pittsburgh). [view source]hopkins-1904-vol-2
  2. Atlas of Greater Pittsburgh, plate 20. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1910. http://historicpittsburgh.org/maps-hopkins/1910-atlas-greater-pittsburgh; 1910 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps (https://esriurl.com/pittsburgh). [view source]hopkins-1910
  3. History of Pittsburgh and Environs, [vol. 5?] (biographical), p. 151. American Historical Society, New York and Chicago, 1922. Google Books IdAwAQAAMAAJ, iGROWogZLRkC, VP9HAQAAMAAJ; HathiTrust 011262563; Internet Archive historyofpittsbu05inflem, historypittsbur00compgoog. [view source]history-pgh-environs-5
  4. "Obituaries: Attorney dies at home in Ellsworth Ave.: K. W. Warmcastle admitted to bar in 1908." Pittsburgh Press, July 11, 1945, p. 19. Newspapers.com 147867683. [view source]karl-warmcastle-obit