La Rua Street

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La Rua Street
west end: Grandview Street
east end: Bayou Texar

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La Rua Street is an east-west street in downtown Pensacola. Primarily a residential street, La Rua traverses the Old East Hill and East Hill districts, and continues into West Pensacola. La Rua Street is named in honour of John de la Rua. Before streets north of Wright/east of 8th Avenue were named, that part of La Rua Street was 2nd Street.

La Rua's current western terminus is at Grandview Street in West Pensacola; from there it travels easterly, with one-block interruptions between W and V Streets and R and Q Streets, to its eastern terminus east of 20th Avenue, near the mouth of Bayou Texar.

Portions of La Rua in Old East Hill are paved in red brick.