Unique Streets Walked: 43
Miles Walked: 4.17
Street Names: E. Carson, S. 12th, Bingham, S. 13th, Roland, Sarah, Cunliffe, S. 11th, Bradish, P.J. McArdle, S. 9th, Selby, S. 10th, Pretense, Freyburg, Mary Ann, Breed, Enon, Uxor, S. 14th, S. 15th, S. 16th, S. 17th, Fat, Edwards, S. 18th, Harcum, Jane, Larkins, S. 19th, Carey, S. 20th, S. 21st, Wrights, S. 22nd, Merriman, Fox, Wharton, S. Shore, Sidney, Muriel, Fieger, Bedford
On this chilly Friday, I decided to walk in the South Side Flats. The lack of elevation in the area means that this neighborhood can employ a set of numbered streets that actually run consecutively. I started near 13th St going southwest and decided to get the upper elevations out of the way first.
South Side is home to churches, bars, restaurants, shops, and Duquesne students. Just kidding, sort of. Other people live there too and they are fiercely proud of being native to the neighborhood.
Many blocks are lined with modest row houses but there are also newer condos buildings popping up everywhere. Old churches still inhabit nearly every block. Some are still serving the community, some empty, and others turned into apartments.
I had the joy of walking down one of Pittsburgh’s pedestrian streets, Fat Alley. It was lined with signs letting me know I was being surveilled by cameras.
Making my way back East, I walked all the way to 22nd street and then tackled the streets on the North side of E. Carson.
All in all, it was a great walk that was fast and flat. I ended at Nakama and had some yummy sushi.