Spokane Avenue

From Pittsburgh Streets
Spokane Avenue
Neighborhood Carrick
Origin of name Perhaps Spokane, Washington

Spokane Avenue was so called at least as early as 1913.[1] Bob Regan includes "Spokane" in a list of streets named for cities.[2]


  1. "Carrick asked to vote on purchase of park: Borough citizens propose expeniture [sic] of $40,000 for cost and maintenance." Pittsburgh Gazette Times, Oct. 26, 1913, first section, p. 4. Newspapers.com 85912185. [view source]carrick-park
  2. 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