Michigan Street

From Pittsburgh Streets
Michigan Street
Neighborhood Beltzhoover
Origin of name State of Michigan
Eugenia Street (until 1898)

This street appears in the 1876 Hopkins atlas as Eugenia Street.[1] It was renamed Michigan Street in 1898.[2] It is named for the state of Michigan.[3]

See also


  1. Atlas of the Cities of Pittsburgh, Allegheny, and the Adjoining Boroughs, p. 45. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1876. http://historicpittsburgh.org/maps-hopkins/1876-atlas-pittsburgh-allegheny; included in the 1872 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps (https://esriurl.com/pittsburgh). [view source]hopkins-1876
  2. "An ordinance changing the names of certain avenues, streets and alleys in the Thirty-eighth ward of the City of Pittsburgh." Pittsburgh city ordinance, 1898, no. 19. Passed May 2, 1898; approved May 3, 1898. Ordinance Book 12, p. 70. In Municipal Record: Minutes of the proceedings of the Select Council of the City of Pittsburgh, for the year 1898–99, appendix, p. 7, Devine & Co., Pittsburgh, 1899 (Internet Archive pghmunicipalrecordselect1898). Reprinted in the Pittsburg Post, May 14, 1898, p. 6 (Newspapers.com 86413903), and May 16, p. 6 (Newspapers.com 86414393). [view source]ordinance-1898-19
  3. Bob Regan. The Names of Pittsburgh: How the city, neighborhoods, streets, parks and more got their names, p. 73. The Local History Company, Pittsburgh, 2009, ISBN 978-0-9770429-7-5. [view source]regan