Canton Avenue

Local nameCanton Avenue
LocationBeechview, Pittsburgh, USA

Canton Avenue, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania's Beechview neighborhood, is the steepest officially recorded public street in the United States.Canton Avenue is 630 ft long and is claimed to include a 37% grade 21 ft feet long. According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Ffordd Pen Llech in Wales is the world's steepest street with a gradient of 37.45%.In March 2016, the street was the subject of a commercial, featuring freeskier Bene Mayr, snowboarder Heikki Sorsa, downhill mountain biker Aaron Gwin, and racing driver Mattias Ekström for the Audi Quattro A4 automobile.

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Address 1620 Canton Ave, Pittsburgh 15216, United States

Coordinates 40°24'35.163" N -80°1'48.231" E

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