Metes and Bounds Description Detail

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Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
Pittsburgh City Ordinance 458 shape ordinance (municipal minutes) angle point in the southerly line of Dorchester way (20' Wide) west of Sussex avenue, as laid out in the Brookline Plan of Lots (3rd Ward) as recorded in the Recorder's Office for Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, in Plan Book, Volume 22, Page 151; said point also being the dividing line between Mt. Lebanon and Baldwin Townships

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Courses and Distances

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Point Thence Course Distance To
1 in an easterly direction along the dividing line between the 19th Ward, City of Pittsburgh and Baldwin Township, as follows: [...] along the southerly line of Dorchester way S 73.6166666666667° E 330.57 ft. northeast twenty foot line of Sussex avenue
2 along said twenty foot line S 18.7833333333333° E 443.67 ft. southeasterly line of Cedric avenue extended
3 along said southeasterly line of Cedric avenue N 57.1166666666667° E 505.31 ft. angle point in said avenue
4 continuing along same N 66.1333333333333° E 372.29 ft.
5 along the westerly line of the Fourth Ward addition "Brookline Plan," as recorded in the Recorder's Office in Plan Book, Volume 24, Page 90, and the easterly line of the property of Ellen Boyd Heirs, as follows S 17.5833333333333° E 171.69 ft.
6 S 12.85° W 128.74 ft.
7 N 75.4666666666667° W 181.88 ft.
8 and along the westerly line of Beltram avenue (35 feet wide) S 8.68333333333333° E 859.08 ft. center of Elwyn road (33 feet wide) (also called Heigle street or McNeilly road)
9 eastwardly along the center of Elwyn road as shown in Brookline Plan Fourth Ward Addition, as follows S 76.85° E 436.65 ft.
10 S 73.1166666666667° E 248.69 ft.
11 S 51.6166666666667° E 141.4 ft.
12 S 48.6166666666667° E 240.48 ft. easterly line of Brookline Plan 4th Ward addition
13 along said easterly line and the easterly line of Creedmoor avenue 30' wide N 4.95° E 956.6 ft.
14 continuing along said easterly line of Creedmoor avenue N 13.0666666666667° E 295 ft. south line of a ten foot way in the Brookline Plan Fifth Ward, recorded in Plan Book, Volume 25, page 46
15 along the south line of said Ten foot way N 89.9833333333333° E 355 ft. southeast corner of Brookline Plan Fifth Ward
16 along the easterly line of June way (10 feet wide) N 2.65° E 432.31 ft. northerly boundary line of Overbrook Borough shown as corner No. 17 on the Annexation Plan, all of the foregoing description from Nos. 1 to Nos. 17 being along the boundary line between Baldwin Township and the 19th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh
17 southeastwardly along the southwesterly boundary line of the Borough of Overbrook as follows: [...] along the line dividing the properties of George Goodboy and the School District of the City of Pittsburgh, (situate in Overbrook Borough and recently acquired) S 83.7333333333333° E 231 ft. corner No. 18
18 continuing along said property line S 31.7833333333333° E 1463.8 ft. corner No. 19 at the northerly line of "Overbrook Terrace," as recorded in Plan Book, Volume 26, Page 30
19 along the line dividing Overbrook Terrace and property of George Goodboy S 67.55° W 88.27 ft. corner No. 20
20 along the line dividing Overbrook Terrace and the property of George Klein S 30.3333333333333° E 816.24 ft. corner No. 21
21 along the dividing line between the properties of George Klein and the West Side Belt Railroad Company S 9.03333333333333° E 276.89 ft. corner No. 22
22 continuing along the same, crossing the West Side Belt Railroad S 36.1666666666667° E 716.95 ft. tracks of the Pittsburgh Railways Company at corner No. 23
23 along the tracks of said Railways Company S 46.4° W 333.01 ft. corner No. 24
24 S 28.8166666666667° E 134.17 ft. corner No. 25 on Library road at a concrete highway bridge over Saw Mill Run
25 along Library road N 81.2166666666667° E 159.81 ft. corner No. 26
26 along the northeasterly line of First Street (forty feet wide) extended S 50.3166666666667° E 720 ft. southeasterly line of Prospect avenue (forty feet wide) to corner No. 27; the said last named streets being in the Elwyn Plan, as recorded in Plan Book, Volume 11, Page 68
27 along the southeasterly line of Prospect avenue N 39.6833333333333° E 46.14 ft. westerly ten foot line of First street (30 feet wide)
28 along the same S 42.6666666666667° E 212.78 ft. easterly line of the Elwyn Plan at corner No. 29, being the easterly corner of the Elwyn Plan; the line described between corners Nos. 17 and 29 being the boundary between Overbrook Borough and Baldwin Township
29 along the southeasterly line of said Elwyn Plan and along the line of a Ten foot way S 35.6666666666667° W 981.75 ft. angle point at corner No. 30
30 continuing along said Ten foot way S 74.55° W 141 ft. point No. 31, to the line of Castle Shannon Borough, said last mentioned boundary line between points Nos. 29 and 31 being along Baldwin Township
31 continuing along the southeasterly line of said Elwyn Plan or the northwesterly twn foot line of Highland avenue and Sarah street S 74.55° W 645.6 ft.
32 along the same S 39.6833333333333° W 177.73 ft. center line of Fifth street (forty feet wide) to corner No. 33
33 along the center line of Fifth street N 50.3166666666667° W 460.98 ft. Library road to corner No. 34
34 N 74.3333333333333° W 655.14 ft. corner No. 35 to line dividing properties of Samuel B. Cooley and W. A. and A. H. Neal
35 through the property of Samuel B. Cooley and along the northerly line of Mt. Lebanon Boulevard N 67.9° W 707.95 ft. corner No. 36 at the north corner of Fair Oaks Plan as recorded in Plan Book, Volume 25, Page 90
36 along the northwesterly line of the Fair Oaks Plan and Hampton way S 49° W 404.66 ft. corner No. 37 in Edgewood avenue
37 continuing along said northwesterly line of said Fair Oaks Plan and Hampton way extending through the properties of John DeWalt Estate and John A. Martin Estate S 39.5° W 2175.19 ft. corner No. 38
38 through the John A. Martin Estate, parallel with Pequod alley, being distant 170.00 feet northeastwardly at right angles to said Pequod alley N 38.9333333333333° W 853.79 ft. northwest line of Columbia street extended to corner No. 39
39 along said northwest line of Columbia street S 51.0666666666667° W 1324.51 ft. corner No. 40
40 through the grounds of the Castle Shannon Golf Club, crossing Laurel street through private property and crossing Pine street S 76.3666666666667° W 765.24 ft. corner No. 41 on the westerly side of Pine Street; said last described line being distant 270.00 feet north of and parallel with Linden avenue
41 through the grounds of the Castle Shannon Golf Club S 72.8416666666667° W 750 ft. corner No. 42 on the easterly line of Mt. Lebanon Township; that portion of the line described between points Nos. 31 and 42 being along the boundary line of Castle Shannon Borough
42 along the easterly line of Mt. Lebanon Township [...] through the property of Castle Shannon Golf Club N 24° E 1830 ft. white oak tree at corner No. 43, being the southeasterly corner of the Sunset Hills No. 3 Plan of Lots
43 continuing along the easterly boundary of Mt. Lebanon Township, crossing through the Sunset Hills No. 3 Plan of Lots and through the properties of John Daub Heirs and Louis Ninehauser N 6.31666666666667° E 2541 ft. corner No. 44
44 continuing along the easterly boundary of Mt. Lebanon Township through the properties of Louis Ninehauser, George P. Simmons, William McDonough, Agnes J. McNeilly and J. B. Duffield N 35.6027777777778° E 2700.8 ft. gum tree at an angle point in the southerly line of Dorchester way near Sussex avenue, the place of beginning, at corner No. 1. The last portion of the line described between points Nos. 42 and 44 and 1 being along the easterly boundary of Mt. Lebanon Township.

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Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Pittsburgh City Ordinance 458 no* 1929