Do you ever stroll through downtown and just wonder about the history of the streets on which you’re walking? After all, we often pass historical plaques commemorating the history of buildings and landmarks. But, what about the streets? How, for example, did Grant Street get its name? What’s the story behind the oldest street in Pittsburgh? Here’s a bit of history about these five famous streets in Pittsburgh.

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