Raleigh Street

From Pittsburgh Streets
Raleigh Street
Neighborhood Squirrel Hill South
Origin of name Maybe Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh Street was opened in 1909.[1][2][3] Bob Regan includes "Raleigh" in a list of streets named for cities.[4]


  1. "An ordinance authorizing the opening of Raleigh street, from Murdoch street to Wightman street, and the assessment of damages caused by the grade of the same." Pittsburgh city ordinance, 1909, no. 103. Passed June 1, 1909; approved June 5, 1909. Ordinance Book 20, p. 387. In Municipal Record: Minutes of the proceedings of the [Select and Common Councils] of the City of Pittsburgh for the years 1909–1910, appendix, p. 56, Devine & Co., Pittsburgh, 1910 (Google Books doQzAQAAMAAJ; HathiTrust uiug.30112108223832; Internet Archive Pghmunicipalrecord1909). Reprinted in the Pittsburgh Post, June 14, 1909, p. 3 (Newspapers.com 86423294), June 15, p. 3 (Newspapers.com 86423403), and June 16, [p. 9] (Newspapers.com 86423608). [view source]ordinance-1909-103
  2. "Investor figures in another trade deal: R. W. Cartwright takes title to Fifth avenue business property: Many sales reported: Squirrel Hill will have new thoroughfare—Schenley Farms improvements." Pittsburgh Post, June 11, 1909, p. 11. Newspapers.com 86422621. [view source]investor-figures
  3. Real Estate Plat-Book of the City of Pittsburgh, vol. 4, plate 19. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1911. http://historicpittsburgh.org/maps-hopkins/1911-volume-4-plat-book-pittsburgh. [view source]hopkins-1911-vol-4
  4. Bob Regan. The Names of Pittsburgh: How the city, neighborhoods, streets, parks and more got their names, p. 65. The Local History Company, Pittsburgh, 2009, ISBN 978-0-9770429-7-5. [view source]regan