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74: Third Time’s a Charm

Orphan Streets. This is what I call streets that I’ve completely surrounded yet didn’t walk on. When it happens, the street name lights up my subconscious like a neon sign in a dark alley.

71: Too many neighborhoods to count or the one where I start naming blog posts

I only had two things on my to do list for today’s walk: take the Monongahela Incline (from or to my car) and walk on Schaeffer Way.

70: Carrick

PR Walk! Today, I set a new personal record for the most unique streets walked in one day: 95 Streets! I had no idea how large Carrick is. I only repeated two streets and covered almost 9 miles!

68: Beechview & Mount Washington

Unique Streets: 54
Miles Walked: 9.04
Today Amy and I had the task of walking one orphaned street in Mt. Washington. On Monday, I somehow completely missed Griffin Street and it was really bugging me.

67: Troy Hill, Spring Garden, Northview Heights, Spring Hill-City View, and East Allegheny

Unique Streets: 65
Miles Walked: 8.11
Today’s walk was inspired by George. In the morning on the way to school, I asked the boys where they thought I should walk. George yelled “Turtle Street!”

66: Duquesne Heights, Beechview & Mt. Washington

Today’s walk was filled with surprises (good, bad, and weird.) I started out by parking off of Saw Mill Run Boulevard on Woodruff Street. I noticed from the map that the Beechview Seldom Seen Greenway was nearby and I’d been wanting to explore it for a while now.

63: West End & Elliott

Today I decided to walk in West End. I often drive through the area to avoid tunnel traffic on my way to walks and today was the day when I would tackle it.

59: Overbrook & Carrick

This post is part of a series called PGHProject Unique Streets: 46 Miles Walked: 8.97* Street Names (italicized have been walked on another day): Library Road, Elwyn Avenue, Kingwood Street,…

Day 46: Banksville

I wanted to get some hills in today so I went to Banksville. Banskville is a hilly neighborhood and is bordered by Beechview, Ridgemont, Green Tree, Dormont, and Mt. Lebanon.

Day 43: Knoxville and Bon Air

This post is part of a series called PGHProject |Unique Streets: 47 |Miles Walked: 4.18 |Street Names (italicized have been walked on another day): Bausman, Lorna, Mathews, Georgia, Grimes, Hawk,…