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Roslyn Place Wood Block Paving

 

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Roslyn Place Wood Block Paving Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, August 18, 2014
1. Roslyn Place Wood Block Paving Marker
Inscription.  
Roslyn Place Wood Block Paving
Installed 1914

 
Erected by Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1914.
 
Location. 40° 27.19′ N, 79° 56.149′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is at the intersection of Ellsworth Avenue and Roslyn Place, on the right when traveling west on Ellsworth Avenue. Located in Pittsburgh's Shadyside section. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15232, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonial Place Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. Ό mile away); World War II Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Shadyside Iron Furnace (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1st Drive-In Filling Station (approx. half a mile away); The Highwood (approx. half a mile away); Station WQED (approx. 0.6 miles away); Motor Square Garden (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
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Roslyn Place Wood Block Paving Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, August 18, 2014
2. Roslyn Place Wood Block Paving Marker
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1. Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation. (Submitted on August 19, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Shadyside's wooden street paves its way to greatness. Roslyn Place's wood construction might be the only one of its kind in the contintental United States (Submitted on August 19, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Roslyn Place Wood Block Paving Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, August 18, 2014
3. Roslyn Place Wood Block Paving Marker
Roslyn Place Wood Block Paved Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, August 18, 2014
4. Roslyn Place Wood Block Paved Street
The road surface is actual wood blocks placed on their side.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 338 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 19, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Oct. 4, 2022