P. J. McArdle Roadway

From Pittsburgh Streets
P. J. McArdle Roadway
Neighborhoods Mount Washington, South Shore, South Side Flats, South Side Slopes
Origin of name Peter J. McArdle

The P. J. McArdle Roadway is named for Peter J. McArdle (1874–1940), an Irish-Catholic labor leader who came to Pittsburgh in 1905 and served on Pittsburgh City Council from 1911 until his death.[1][2]


  1. Katie Blackley. "The scenic P. J. McArdle Roadway, named for a politician who wanted another route to Pgh." 90.5 WESA, Jan. 15, 2018. https://www.wesa.fm/arts-sports-culture/2018-01-15/the-scenic-p-j-mcardle-roadway-named-for-a-politician-who-wanted-another-route-to-pgh. [view source]blackley-mcardle
  2. Bob Regan. The Names of Pittsburgh: How the city, neighborhoods, streets, parks and more got their names, p. 70. The Local History Company, Pittsburgh, 2009, ISBN 978-0-9770429-7-5. [view source]regan