Margaretta Street

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Margaretta Street
Neighborhood Garfield
Margaret Avenue (1852 – ca. 1870)

This street was laid out as Margaret Avenue by William O. Leslie in 1852.[1][2] By 1872 it had been renamed Margaretta Street.[3]

The majority of Margaretta Street became part of East Liberty Boulevard in 1969.[4]


  1. "Plan of building lots, laid out by Wm. O. Leslie, Esq. in the village of East Liberty, Allegheny County Penna. surveyed and subdivided by Heastings and Preiser, civil engineers and land surveyors, Pittsburgh, Pa." Recorded July 9, 1852, Plan Book 2, p. 16. Allegheny County Recorder of Deeds 3778313. [view source]wm-o-leslie-plan
  2. S. N. & F. W. Beers. Map of Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. Smith, Gallup & Hewitt, Philadelphia, 1862. LCCN 2012592151; 1862 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps ( [view source]beers
  3. Atlas of the Cities of Pittsburgh, Allegheny, and the Adjoining Boroughs, pp. 61, 70. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1872.; 1872 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps ( [view source]hopkins-1872
  4. "An ordinance changing the names of certain avenues and streets in the Urban Redevelopment Area No. 10, in the Eleventh and Twelfth Wards of the City of Pittsburgh." Pittsburgh city ordinance, 1969, no. 558. Passed Oct. 14, 1969; approved Oct. 21, 1969. Ordinance Book 71, p. 86. In Municipal Record: Minutes of the proceedings of the Council of the City of Pittsburgh: For the year 1969, appendix, pp. 372–373, Park Printing, Inc., Pittsburgh (Internet Archive Pghmunicipalrecord1969). [view source]ordinance-1969-558