Canton Avenue: Steepest Street in Pittsburgh… and the World?
Tucked away in an unassuming neighborhood in Pittsburgh, you’ll find a street that has landed in the record books, but it hasn’t been changed by that fame. Canton Avenue is still very much a tiny middle-class neighborhood street, humbly climbing a hill, as if the world isn’t watching. But make no mistake — Canton Avenue is, without question, the steepest street in Pittsburgh, probably the United States, and possibly the world. You’ll find Canton Avenue in the Beechview neighborhood of Pittsburgh’s South Hills. From downtown Pittsburgh, take I-376 through the Fort Pitt Tunnels, then immediately exit onto US 19/Banksville Road. …
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