Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Pittsburgh City Ordinance 343 yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1930–1931 Jan 5, 1931 Final Decree - Listed Effective Date

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Baldwin, Township of
Reduction
Allegheny County
Part
PA
Part
Pittsburgh, City of
Expansion
Allegheny County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Pittsburgh City Ordinance 343 shape petition exhibit (PADE, state archives) point on the line dividing the City of Pittsburgh and Baldwin Township, at the intersection of the southeasterly line of Prospect Avenue and the northeasterly line of First Street in the Elwyn Plan of lots, as recorded in the Recorder's Office for Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in Plan Book Volume 11, page 68

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 88 Apr 1930 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 28, 1903 (Pa. Laws 332, No. 260), §§ 1–6 indirect
View Act of April 19, 1905 (Pa. Laws 216, No. 158), § 1 indirect
View Act of May 28, 1907 (Pa. Laws 295, No. 223), § 1 indirect
View Act of June 1, 1907 (Pa. Laws 377, No. 271), § 1 indirect
View Act of May 10, 1909 (Pa. Laws 501, No. 280), § 1 indirect
View Act of May 6, 1915 (Pa. Laws 272, No. 167), §§ 1–2 indirect
View Act of July 11, 1923 (Pa. Laws 1047, No. 427), § 10 indirect
View Act of May 9, 1929 (Pa. Laws 1694, No. 547), § 13 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Allegheny County Plat Book v. 14, p. 46 reference*
Allegheny County Plat Book v. 11, p. 68 reference*

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Pittsburgh, City of Ordinance 343: Giving the consent of the City of Pittsburgh to the annexation of a portion of Baldwin Township, Allegheny County, Pa., to the City of Pittsburgh Jul 1, 1930 Veto Overridden Jul 14, 1930 Ordinance Book v. 42, p. 637; Municipal Record Appendix v. 64, p. 300
Allegheny, County of Election: [For or against annexation of part of the 4th District of Baldwin Township to the City of Pittsburgh] Dec 16, 1930
View Pittsburgh, City of Resolution 42: [Solicitor authorized to petition the Court to attach territory formerly in Baldwin Township to 32nd Ward] Feb 2, 1931 Feb 4, 1931 Resolution Book v. 8, p. 45; Municipal Record Appendix v. 65, p. 469

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1940 Cns. Rep. Footnote 2 913
View Pa. Dep't Cmty. Econ. Dev. Cty. Bd'y F. Rep. City of Pittsburgh: Territorial Growth of Pittsburgh (in Allegheny County folder) 133 Dec 31, 1981
View Pa. Dep't Educ. Ax. F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1924-35) Baldwin Township School District (Allegheny County), 1929-1935 (2 folders)
View Pre-1940 Cns. Eng'r Corr. Engineer Mar 5, 1932
View Pre-1940 Cns. Eng'r Corr. Arthur, U. N. (Engineer) Dec 12, 1931 Received Dec 14, 1931