Wright Street

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Wright Street
Former names: Simpson Street
West end: North V Street
Palafox Street
Tarragona Street
Alcaniz Street
East end: 17th Avenue
Namesake: Benjamin Drake Wright

Wright Street is an east-west street in downtown Pensacola. Its western terminus is at North V Street, and its eastern terminus is at 17th Avenue, though it is interrupted between 10th Avenue and 16th Avenue.

Wright Street is named for Benjamin Drake Wright.

Prior to the renaming of streets in 1906, Wright Street in the western part of the City was called Simpson Street.

Notable places on Wright Street[edit]