Lang Avenue

From Pittsburgh Streets
See also Pioneer Avenue, which was originally named Lang Avenue.
Lang Avenue
Neighborhoods Homewood North, Homewood South, Point Breeze, Point Breeze North
Origin of name Henry W. Lang

Lang Avenue is named for Henry W. Lang, who lived at the northwest corner of Lang Avenue and Penn Avenue.[1][2][3]


  1. Atlas of the Cities of Pittsburgh, Allegheny, and the Adjoining Boroughs, p. 65. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1872.; 1872 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps ( [view source]hopkins-1872
  2. "It may make her penniless: But she will endeavor to pay every dollar she owes: An interesting case heard yesterday in the Orphans' Court—Rowand's trial next week." Daily Post (Pittsburgh), Nov. 16, 1883, [p. 4]. 86362147. [view source]penniless
  3. "The Lang estate: A family dispute in the Orphans Court: The P., McK. & Y. answer to Harris Brothers—Rowand's case—an education—grist from the legal mills." Pittsburgh Commercial Gazette, Nov. 16, 1883, p. 2. 85615570. [view source]lang-estate