Pittsburgh, PA – Famous Pittsburgh playground, Blue Slide Park, popularized by the late Mac Miller, just lately acquired a reputation change on Google and Apple Maps.
Twitter person @MacMillerMemoir identified the identify change posting a screenshot on Monday (March 11).
— The Mac Miller Memoir (@MacMillerMemoir) March 11, 2019
No ficial assertion concerning the identify change has been made by Pittsburgh ficials or members Mac Miller’s staff.
One Twitter person identified the identify change may very well be the end result Apple Maps pulling data from Yelp pages the place a “Mac Miller’s Blue Slide Park” does exist. This is all hypothesis presently awaiting an ficial assertion.
Sometimes Apple Maps will get its location knowledge from Yelp pages/locations and since there’s a Yelp web page made referred to as “Mac Miller’s Blue Slide Park” and because it’s solely displaying up on Apple Maps, I feel that’s what occurred right here. 💙 https://t.co/YWQOD8Xs5R
— Mello Kitty (@mellokittyhello) March 11, 2019
An ficial petition to rename the park circulated throughout Miller’s memorial. The Pittsburgh Post Gazette reported in September 2018 that Pittsburgh Mayor, Bill Peduto urged his help a renaming coverage to ficially change the parks identify. Peduto did notice, “strict guidelines on naming public belongings throughout the metropolis.”
It is unclear but when the park started displaying up with Miller’s identify.
Miller was discovered lifeless from an unintentional overdose on September 7, 2018. The Grammy-nominated artist would have celebrated his 27th birthday on January 19.
The late musician’s history-setting debut studio album, Blue Slide Park, is now on digital streaming companies.