Tito Way

From Pittsburgh Streets
Tito Way
Neighborhood Central Business District
Origin of name Tito Capobianco

The portion of Eighth Street between Penn Avenue and Liberty Avenue was named Tito Way about 1998 for Tito Capobianco, the then artistic director of the Pittsburgh Opera.[1] Capobianco left this position in 2000, but the name has remained.[2]


  1. Nicholas Lane. "Eighth Street is deep-sixed: Let us sing a song of regret for a little piece of city history whose number was up." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Apr. 11, 1998, p. A-15. Newspapers.com 90667844. [view source]lane
  2. Diana Nelson Jones. "Solving street sign mystery takes some odd turns." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Dec. 23, 2003, pp. C-1, C-2. Newspapers.com 90230509, 90230579; http://old.post-gazette.com/lifestyle/20031223whoislisa1223fnp3.asp. [view source]jones-solving