Lincoln Avenue

From Pittsburgh Streets
Not to be confused with North Lincoln Avenue. For other streets that have been named Lincoln Avenue, see Lincoln Avenue (disambiguation).
Lincoln Avenue
Neighborhoods Homewood North, Homewood West, Larimer, Lincoln-Lemington-Belmar
Origin of name Abraham Lincoln

Lincoln Avenue is named for Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865), sixteenth President of the United States.[1][2][3]


  1. George T. Fleming. "Names recall Civil War heroes: Soldiers of national and local fame well commemorated in Pittsburgh: Battles also live." Pittsburgh Gazette Times, May 30, 1915, sec. 5, p. 2. 85758872. [view source]fleming-civil-war
  2. Gilbert Love. "What's in a name? A lot!: Titles of city streets recall persons famed in U. S. history: From Golden Triangle eastward, thoroughfares list great and near great of colonial and revolutionary days." Pittsburgh Press, Feb. 12, 1944, p. 9. 147946752. [view source]love-titles
  3. Bob Regan. The Names of Pittsburgh: How the city, neighborhoods, streets, parks and more got their names, p. 63. The Local History Company, Pittsburgh, 2009, ISBN 978-0-9770429-7-5. [view source]regan