North Shore Drive

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North Shore Drive
Neighborhoods Chateau, North Shore

North Shore Drive was built by the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh alongside the construction of Three Rivers Stadium. Its dedication was accepted by a city ordinance in 1970, which also officially opened the street and established its name as North Shore Drive.[1]


  1. "An ordinance accepting the dedication of North Shore Drive, from Station 7+32.864 to Station 1+24.325, and Stadium Drive East, from Station 41 79.08 to Station 4+740.00 as shown on the Stadium Redevelopment Project Plan Drawing Accession Nos. A-4904 through A-4910, in the Twenty-second Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, by the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh, for public highway purposes, opening and naming the same, fixing the width and position of the roadways and sidewalks, establishing the grade, and accepting the grading, paving, curbing and sewering thereof." Pittsburgh city ordinance, 1970, no. 201. Passed June 1, 1970; approved June 11, 1970. Ordinance Book 71, p. 525. In Municipal Record: Minutes of the proceedings of the Council of the City of Pittsburgh: For the year 1970, appendix, pp. 163–164, Park Printing, Inc., Pittsburgh (Internet Archive Pghmunicipalrecord1970). Reported in the Pittsburgh Press, June 18, 1970, p. 59 ( 148667587); and in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, June 19, 1970, p. 13 ( 87956546). [view source]ordinance-1970-201