Notes:Penn Avenue

From Pittsburgh Streets

To do

  • Source:Miller@23: "The street names Liberty, Union, Congress, Federal, Penn and Webster are reminiscent of the patriotic spirit of the early times."
  • The Penn Avenue Act of 1870. See "A heavy burden," Pittsburgh Daily Gazette, 1877-01-05, p. 4 ( 86343088) and "The Penn avenue act," Daily Post, 1877-01-05, p. 3 ( 88173776) for an overview. See also Source:Hays, chapter 7, "Infrastructure and city-building in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries."