Moon Way

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Moon Way
Neighborhood Greenfield

Moon Alley appears in the 1898 Hopkins atlas.[1] It became Moon Way in 1914 when an ordinance changed all alleys in the city to ways.[2]

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

See also


  1. Real Estate Plat-Book of the City of Pittsburgh, vol. 1, plate 24. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1898. [view source]hopkins-1898-vol-1
  2. "An ordinance changing the name 'Alley' on every thoroughfare in the City of Pittsburgh, to 'Way.'" Pittsburgh city ordinance, 1914, no. 402. Passed Nov. 10, 1914; approved Nov. 16, 1914. Ordinance Book 26, p. 360. Reprinted in the Pittsburgh Post, Nov. 23, 1914, p. 11 ( 86505785), and Nov. 24, p. 12 ( 86505809). [view source]ordinance-1914-402
  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