Map: Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh Gangs and Hoods Map
A combination of a Pittsburgh Gangs Map and Pittsburgh Hoods Map, even though gangs of Pittsburgh are mainly of the past, the map shows the streets of today and how active the city was in the 90s and early 2000s, as Pittsburgh gangs were throughout the city.
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Pittsburgh Gangs and Hoods of East Side:
The Hill District was one of the city’s first black community became known for the projects like Flackside (Allequippa Terrace), Gute Block (Addison Terrace), Chauncey Drive and Weedsie (Bedford Dwellings).
Outside of the Hill District, Garfield, the old home of the Garfield Heights projects and the Alley Mob, and East Hills were the only Blood affiliated neighborhoods of the city.
The other main neighborhoods of the East Side is Homewood, separated into three parts of Uptown, Downtown, and Hilltop, Larimer Ave – Wilkinsburg and the old infamous LAW Gang, Lincoln Avenue, Hazelwood and the Glen Hazel and Flowers Avenue areas, South Oakland, and the old apartment complexes of the gentrified area of East Liberty.
Pittsburgh Gangs and Hoods of North Side:
The North Side, once known as the War Side, is made up of the Northview Heights and Fineview housing projects, Killa County or the Manchester area, Spring Hill’s Rhine Street apartment complex, Perrysville, Brighton Place, Charles Street, and a few other areas around Brighton Road.
Today the North Side is going through gentrification in areas like the old Hoodtown, Central NorthSide or the Mexican War Streets, Manchester, Federal Street, while people are moving further north along Perrysville or Brighton Road.
Pittsburgh Gangs and Hoods of South Side:
Beltzhoover or South ZHoove, was the first black community of the South Side. St Clair Village also known as the Darccide was a project that was demolish in the early 2000s, with people relocating to Knoxville/Brownsville. Arlington Heights is a small project that was torn down, leaving only 7 buildings to be left.
Pittsburgh Gangs and Hoods of West Side:
The West Side is home to the West Side Convicts. Fairywood was the old home to one of Pittsburgh biggest projects, Broadhead Manor and Westgate Village Convicts. Other West Side hoods are Crafton Heights – Greenway Park Apts, Chartiers City or C City home to 50K and 100K, Sheraden, and Elliot.
Pittsburgh Gangs and Hoods of Mon Valley:
Right outside of the East Side of Pittsburgh is Allegheny County’s Mon Valley.
Small towns or cities has hoods in areas like Homestead, which was one of Mon Valley’s first black areas, Whitaker in MonView Heights, Braddock and the Sco Nation, an community that has been active since the 90s with a number of blocks, the Port or McKeesport one of the biggest and active areas, Duquense of Duke City, Clairton, and Rankin