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Allegheny City was a Pennsylvania municipality located on the north side of the Allegheny and Ohio Rivers, across from downtown Pittsburgh between 1788–1907. In 1828, the borough of Allegheny was incorporated and was home to nearly 1,000 residents. In 1880, Allegheny was incorporated as a city and the population was over 50,000. In 1907 the city was annexed by Pittsburgh. The area today is known as the North Side of Pittsburgh, and its waterfront district is referred to as the North Shore. Allegheny City included the present Pittsburgh neighborhoods of Allegheny Center, Allegheny West, Brighton Heights, California-Kirkbride, Central Northside, Chateau, East Allegheny, Fineview, Manchester, Marshall-Shadeland, North Shore, Northview Heights, Perry North, Perry South, Spring Garden, Spring Hill–City View, Summer Hill, and Troy Hill some of which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Allegheny Overview

Allegheny was an industrial city and had numerous commercial areas, churches, and social organizations, packing houses, tanneries, soap factories and glue factories. The H.J. Heinz Company constructed its factory in Allegheny City. Heyl & Patterson Inc., a manufacturer of railcar dumpers and ship unloaders, also built a factory in Allegheny City. Though this area was primarily farmland prior to the 1850s, by the late 19th century, the “Made in Allegheny” label could be traced to a variety of items including basic iron, rope, plows, cotton cloth, wool, food, paper, steam engines, wagons and carts, meat, candles, lumber, linseed oil, and furniture.

We have confirmed that Allegheny, Pennsylvania has numerous jobsites where asbestos exposure was prevalent. Thus, putting workers and others at risk for developing a potentially terminal asbestos-related disease, such as mesothelioma. If you or a loved one were exposed to asbestos in Allegheny, you should consider contacting an asbestos lawyer.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Allegheny

Mesothelioma.com has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Allegheny where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.

  • A. and S. Wilson Company
  • Alleghany High School
  • Allegheny City Electric Light Company
  • Allegheny Heating Company
  • America Steel Hoop Company
  • American Locomotive Company
  • American S. and W. Company
  • Baker Chain and Wagon Iron Manufacturing Company
  • Boggs and Buhl
  • Carnegie Steel Company
  • D Lutz and Son Brewing Company
  • D. L. Clark Company
  • Edith Furnace
  • Eleventh Ward School
  • George Hasley and Sons
  • H. J. Heinz and Company
  • Henry Phipps Mutual Training School
  • Imperial Leather Company
  • Independent Brewing Company
  • La Belle Works
  • Marshall Kennedy Company
  • Mckinney Manufacturing Company
  • National Lead and Oil Company
  • Oliver and Snyder Steel Company
  • P.Mcgraw and Wool Company
  • Penna Light, Heat and Power Company
  • Penna Lines West of Pitts
  • Pennsylvania Light and Power Company
  • Perma Company Lines West of Pitts
  • Pittsburgh Coal Company
  • Pittsburgh Forge and Iron Company
  • Pittsburgh Milling Company
  • Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company
  • Pressed Steel Car Company
  • Western Penitentiary of Penna
  • Westinghouse Air Brake Company
  • Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company

Mesothelioma Doctors near Allegheny, Pennsylvania

For your convenience, we have prepared the following list of mesothelioma doctors located within a 100-mile radius of Allegheny, Pennsylvania. To view more information about the doctor’s background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations and office locations, please click on the doctor detail link provided.

Dr. Steven M. Albelda
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Dr. Joel D. Cooper
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Dr. Rodney J. Landreneau
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Altoona
Cardiothoracic Surgery Department
Altoona, PA 16601

Dr. Sunil Singhal
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Penn Thoracic Surgery Perelman
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Dr. Cherie P. Erkmen
Temple Lung Center
Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Dr. Larry R. Kaiser
Temple Lung Center
Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA 19140

Dr. David Bartlett
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Division of Surgical Oncology
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Dr. Neil A. Christie
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Dr. James D. Luketich
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Mesothelioma Specialty Care Center of UPMC Cancer Centers
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Dr. James Pingpank
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Division of Surgical Oncology
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Dr. Antoinette Wozniak
UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Cancer Centers near Allegheny, Pennsylvania

For your convenience, we have prepared the following list of mesothelioma cancer centers located within a 100-mile radius of Allegheny, Pennsylvania. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more detailed information about the resources available at each one.

Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Philadelphia
Comprehensive Cancer Care Network
Philadelphia, PA 19124

Fox Chase Cancer Center
Temple Health
Philadelphia, PA 19111

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Abramson Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Abramson Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center
Bluemle Life Sciences Building
Suite 1050
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Temple Lung Center
Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA 19140

The Wistar Institute Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104

UPMC Hillman Cancer Center
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Locate Cancer Support Services Near Allegheny

The following cancer support services may be of help to you while you are receiving treatment for mesothelioma. Support services for mesothelioma patients include patient transport, temporary housing, physical therapy and counseling.

Pennsylvania Treatment Support Services
Physical Therapy
  • Penn Medicine Cancer Rehabilitation 
    (Philadelphia, West Chester, Lancaster)
    800-789-7366
  • Fox Chase Cancer Center Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 
    (Philadelphia, Furlong)
    888-369-2427
  • PinnacleHealth Cancer Rehabilitation and Lymphedema Services
    (Mechanicsburg, Harrisburg)
    717-988-0601

Filing a Mesothelioma Claim in Allegheny, PA

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos at a commercial, residential or military site in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, you may be entitled to compensation. Don’t lose your right to file a claim. You must act quickly and file your claim within the appropriate statute of limitations for the state of Pennsylvania.

Mesothelioma Law Firms Servicing Allegheny

Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen

Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney and Meisenkothen is a national law firm recognized for its representation of over 3,000 hardworking men and women who have been exposed to asbestos and diagnosed with mesothelioma. ELSM’s experience in asbestos litigation spans four decades.

Gori Julian & Associates, P.C.

At Gori Julian and Associates, P.C., we have handled hundreds of mesothelioma lawsuits on behalf of people throughout the United States. This experience allows us to choose jurisdiction in which to file your case based on many factors including but not limited to state of residence, jobsites, and previous and current employers.

Shein Law

If you are looking for an expert asbestos exposure and mesothelioma attorney, look no further than Shein Law. With offices in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, a mesothelioma attorney from our legal team will fight for clients’ rights in order to achieve justice.

Simmons Hanly Conroy

As one of the nation’s leading mesothelioma law firms, Simmons Hanly Conroy has a proven track record. Every mesothelioma lawyer at the firm is committed to helping families affected by mesothelioma and asbestos-related diseases.

Find Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure Sites Near You

Find Mesothelioma Doctors, Lawyers and Asbestos Exposure Sites Near You

Written By

Linda Molinari Editor in Chief

Linda Molinari has more than 15 years of experience as a writer and advocate for mesothelioma patients and a ban on asbestos.


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Jennifer Lucarelli Legal Advisor and Contributor

Jennifer Lucarelli is a partner at the law firm of Early, Lucarelli, Sweeney & Meisenkothen, specializing in asbestos litigation.


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