Douglas Ave was probably named after Ronald Douglas McLean. He was the son of Murdoch McLean, Mayor of Mt Albert (1914-17) (MAHS, 2007, pp. 5-6)
Duart Ave runs off it.
Numbers on the south west side run 1 to 9. On the north west side numbers run from 2 to 24.
FACTS ABOUT THIS STREET:
1937: “described as 200 yards long and with 11 residences” (Auckland Libraries, n.d.).
SOURCES FOR THIS PAGE:
Auckland Libraries. (n.d.). Auckland city street names. http://www.akcity.govt.nz/dbtw-wpd/streets/streets.html
MAHS. (2007, July). Our streets. Mt Albert Historical Society Newsletter, 4, 5-6.