Sky Way

From Pittsburgh Streets
Sky Way
Neighborhood Westwood

This alley appears, with no name, in the 1905 Hopkins atlas as part of the Westwood Plan,[1] laid out by Clifford B. Harmon.[2][3] It was named Sky Way in 1938.[3]

Bob Regan includes "Sky" in a list of astronomy-related street names.[4]


  1. Real Estate Plat-Book of the Southern Vicinity of Pittsburgh, plate 18. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1905.; included in the 1903–1906 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps ( [view source]hopkins-1905
  2. Plat-Book of the City of Pittsburgh, vol. 7, plate 22. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1917, revised 1928.; included in the 1923 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps ( [view source]hopkins-1917-vol-7
  3. 3.0 3.1 "An ordinance designating names for the various unnamed alleys in the Twenty-eighth ward of the City of Pittsburgh, formerly Westwood Borough." Pittsburgh city ordinance, 1938, no. 300. Passed June 20, 1938; approved June 28, 1938. Ordinance Book 49, p. 75. In Municipal Record: Minutes of the proceedings of the Council of the City of Pittsburgh: For the year 1938, appendix, p. 174, Riverside Press, Athens, Penna. (Internet Archive Pghmunicipalrecord1938). [view source]ordinance-1938-300
  4. Bob Regan. The Names of Pittsburgh: How the city, neighborhoods, streets, parks and more got their names, p. 68. The Local History Company, Pittsburgh, 2009, ISBN 978-0-9770429-7-5. [view source]regan