From Pittsburgh Streets
Not to be confused with General Robinson Street.
|Neighborhoods||Terrace Village, West Oakland|
George T. Fleming says, "There is a very nice street in Oakland running to the Minersville district that retains the name Robinson commemorating nothing historic, only the name of an owner of contiguous property when the district was farm land."
- 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, fifth section, p. 2. Newspapers.com 85906737. [view source] fleming-history-told