Walter Street

From Pittsburgh Streets
Walter Street
Neighborhood Allentown
Origin of name Grandson of Thomas Maple

Walter Street is named for the son of Thomas Maple, who, along with his father-in-law Benjamin McLain, laid out the streets of Allentown and Beltzhoover.[1][2][3]

See also


  1. C. A. Weslager. "Reminiscences of Beltzhoover and Allentown: Two old-time Western Pennsylvania boroughs." Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine, vol. 49, no. 3, July 1966, pp. 251–262. [view source]weslager
  2. Allentown Civic Association. Robert N. Kress, ed. Allentown: The story of a Pittsburgh neighborhood, pp. 4–7. Allentown Civic Association, Pittsburgh, 1990, ISBN 978-1-105-70647-9. LCCN 2012460322. [view source]allentown
  3. Bob Regan. The Names of Pittsburgh: How the city, neighborhoods, streets, parks and more got their names, p. 59. The Local History Company, Pittsburgh, 2009, ISBN 978-0-9770429-7-5. [view source]regan