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Oakland: History: Notes


  1. "Land Here for Sale at $1.21 an Acre," Oakland News, 27 August 1964.
  2. "Old Chadwick's Farm," Pittsburgh New Sun, 13 March 1974, 1.
  3. Health and Welfare Planning Association, "North Oakland," 1984 Community Profiles: A Descriptive Picture of Communities in Allegheny County: Pittsburgh Neighborhoods, (n.p., 1984), [unpaged].
  4. "Shall Oakland Be the City's Trade Center? Remarkable Expansion of Business and Building of Carnegie Technical School, with Additions to the Institute, Provoke Prophecies of a Metamorphosis within the Next Decade--Views of Business Men There," The Pittsburg Leader, 23 October 1904, [no page].
  5. Ibid.
  6. Ibid.
  7. Pittsburgh Neighborhood Alliance, Pittsburgh Neighborhood Atlas: Oakland ([Pittsburgh]: Pittsburgh Neighborhood Alliance, 1977), 2.
  8. Ibid.
  9. Ibid.
  10. Ibid.
  11. Ibid.
  12. Ibid.
  13. Prophecies, [no page].
  14. Ibid.
  15. Ken Eskey, "CMU...The Name Is Changed, A University Is Created," Pittsburgh Press, 2 July 1967, 13.
  16. Ibid.
  17. Alliance, 2.
  18. Solon J. Buck and Elizabeth Hawthorn Buck, The Planting of Civilization in Western Pennsylvania, (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1967), 394,398.
  19. Alliance, 2.
  20. Ibid.
  21. Chadwick's, 3.
  22. Edwin Beachler, "Here's How Oakland's Face Is Changing: Pitt Now Has Springboard to Goal of Great University," Pittsburgh Press, 14 December 1958, 2.
  23. Mark Collins, "Leaves of Grass: Pitt's Impact on the Community May Be As Pervasive, and As Subtle, As the Blades of Grass on the Cathedral Lawn," Pitt Magazine (September 1994), 24.
  24. Gary Rotstein, "Pitt, Oakland Spell Out Feelings: Residents, University to Draw Up Agreement Detailing Development," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 26 July 1993, B5.
  25. Bruce Dobler, "Hollow Dreams: Utilizing Oakland's Last Piece of Undeveloped Real Estate Has Been a Dream for More Than Twenty-Five Years," Pittsburgh (October 1988), 48.
  26. Annette Bassett, "Oakland Nights...Campus Police Discuss New Approaches for Weekend Crowds," New Pittsburgh Courier, 9 December 1989, A4.
  27. Ibid.
  28. James P. DeAngelis, "Oakland Is Our Land, Oakland Is Your Land," Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 16 May 1993, AA1.

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