Pennsylvania Avenue

From Pittsburgh Streets
Not to be confused with Penn Avenue. For other streets that have been named Pennsylvania Avenue, see Pennsylvania Avenue (disambiguation).
Pennsylvania Avenue
Neighborhoods California-Kirkbride, Central Northside, Chateau, Manchester
Origin of name State of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Avenue is named for the state of Pennsylvania.[1][2]


  1. George T. Fleming. "History told in Pittsburgh street names: Some commemorative designations have been lost, but others are still in use to recall the story of their selection: Haphazard municipal nomenclature." Pittsburgh Gazette Times, Nov. 29, 1914, sec. 5, p. 2. 85906737. [view source]fleming-history-told
  2. Bob Regan. The Names of Pittsburgh: How the city, neighborhoods, streets, parks and more got their names, p. 73. The Local History Company, Pittsburgh, 2009, ISBN 978-0-9770429-7-5. [view source]regan