Solar Street

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Solar Street
Neighborhood Spring Hill-City View
Spring Street (until 1896)

This street appears as Spring Street in the 1872 Hopkins atlas.[1] It was renamed Solar Street by an Allegheny city ordinance in 1896.[2]

Bob Regan includes "Solar" in a list of astronomy-related street names.[3]

See also


  1. Atlas of the Cities of Pittsburgh, Allegheny, and the Adjoining Boroughs, p. 92. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1872.; 1872 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps ( [view source]hopkins-1872
  2. "An ordinance changing and establishing the names of avenues, streets, lanes and alleys in the city of Allegheny." Allegheny city ordinance, 1896, no. 166. Passed Mar. 19, 1896; approved Mar. 23, 1896. Reprinted in the Pittsburg Press, Mar. 31, 1896, p. 9 ( 141573537), and Apr. 1, [p. 6] ( 141573556). [view source]ordinance-1896-166
  3. 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