Murray Hill Avenue

From Pittsburgh Streets
Murray Hill Avenue
Neighborhood Squirrel Hill North
Origin of name Murray Hill, estate of James B. Murray

Murray Hill Avenue is named for Murray Hill, the estate of James B. Murray (son of Magnus M. Murray, eponym of Murray Avenue), which was north of Wilkins Avenue between Roup Street and Shady Lane (today Negley Avenue and Shady Avenue).[1][2][3]


  1. Atlas of the Cities of Pittsburgh, Allegheny, and the Adjoining Boroughs. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1872.; 1872 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps ( [view source]hopkins-1872
  2. Laura C. Frey. The Land in the Fork: Pittsburgh 1753–1914, p. 144. Dorrance & Co., Philadelphia, 1955. LCCN 55-10986. [view source]frey
  3. Squirrel Hill Historical Society. Helen Wilson, ed. Squirrel Hill: A neighborhood history, p. 20. History Press, Charleston, S. C., 2017, ISBN 978-1-4671-3625-9. LCCN 2016961484. [view source]wilson-helen