Milwaukee takes suggestions to rename Pittsburgh Avenue

City Hall. | Photo: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Milwaukee takes suggestions to rename Pittsburgh Avenue

By Jay Sorgi. CREATED Aug 13, 2012

MILWAUKEE - The City of Milwaukee is asking for people to give suggestions for renaming a street just south of the city's downtown area.

People can click here to give suggestions on renaming Pittsburgh Avenue.

The city wants a new name for an area that will include a major water technology center.

“With all due respect to the City of Pittsburgh, I’m hoping we will find a different name that matches the vision for this neighborhood. We are counting on some great street name suggestions to match the great ambitions for this building (Reed Street Yards) and this neighborhood,” said Barrett in a statement.

The Milwaukee Water Council plans a global water center at the corner of what is now South 3rd Street and West Pittsburgh Avenue.