Lillian Street

From Pittsburgh Streets
Lillian Street
Neighborhood Allentown
Origin of name Granddaughter of Thomas Maple

Lillian Street is named for the daughter of Thomas Maple, who, along with his father-in-law Benjamin McLain, laid out the streets of Allentown and Beltzhoover.[1][2][3]


  1. C. A. Weslager. "Reminiscences of Beltzhoover and Allentown: Two old-time Western Pennsylvania boroughs." Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine, vol. 49, no. 3, July 1966, pp. 251–262. [view source]weslager
  2. Allentown Civic Association. Robert N. Kress, ed. Allentown: The story of a Pittsburgh neighborhood, pp. 4–7. Allentown Civic Association, Pittsburgh, 1990, ISBN 978-1-105-70647-9. LCCN 2012460322. [view source]allentown
  3. Bob Regan. The Names of Pittsburgh: How the city, neighborhoods, streets, parks and more got their names, p. 59. The Local History Company, Pittsburgh, 2009, ISBN 978-0-9770429-7-5. [view source]regan