Schenley Drive

From Pittsburgh Streets
Schenley Drive
Neighborhoods Central Oakland, North Oakland, Squirrel Hill North, Squirrel Hill South
Origin of name Schenley Park or Mary Schenley

Schenley Drive was named by a city ordinance in 1936.[1] It is named for Schenley Park, through which it runs, or perhaps directly for Mary Schenley, who donated the land for Schenley Park in 1889.


  1. "An ordinance designating names for the Unnamed Public Highways in West End Park, Riverview Park, Highland Park and Schenley Park." Pittsburgh city ordinance, 1936, no. 272. Passed Aug. 26, 1936; approved Aug. 27, 1936. Ordinance Book 47, p. 409. Reprinted in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Sept. 4, 1936, p. 22 ( 88916227), and Sept. 5, p. 21 ( 88916252). [view source]ordinance-1936-272