Mars Way

From Pittsburgh Streets
Mars Way
Neighborhood Carrick
Ben Alley (ca. 1905)

This alley appears as Ben Alley in the 1905 Hopkins atlas.[1] In the 1916 edition it is labeled Mars Way.[2]

Bob Regan includes "Mars" in a list of astronomy-related street names.[3]


  1. Real Estate Plat-Book of the Southern Vicinity of Pittsburgh, plate 5. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1905.; included in the 1903–1906 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps ( [view source]hopkins-1905
  2. Plat-Book of the City of Pittsburgh, vol. 6, plate 25. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1916, revised 1922 and 1928.; included in the 1923 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps ( [view source]hopkins-1916-vol-6
  3. Bob Regan. The Names of Pittsburgh: How the city, neighborhoods, streets, parks and more got their names, p. 68. The Local History Company, Pittsburgh, 2009, ISBN 978-0-9770429-7-5. [view source]regan