NYC Honorary Street Names


Gloria D. Alexander Way (Bronx)
Present name:Digney Avenue
Location:Between East 233rd Street and Bussing Avenue
Honoree: Gloria D. Alexander (1932-2008) had a 20- year career at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Research Institute. She was a member of the Northeast Bronx Democratic Club, and also of the 47th Precinct Council, Community Board 12, the Williamsbridge NAACP, the National Council of Negro Women, the 47th Precinct Clergy Coalition and the St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Adventures Club.
Milton Alexander Way (Bronx)
Present name:None
Location:At the intersection of Asch Loop and Bartow Avenue
Honoree: Milton Alexander (1933-2009) was co-founder of the Co-op City Tennis Club in 1983. He coached thousands of adults and kids and taught them the game of tennis. Thirty-four children received college scholarships under his leadership. Also under his leadership, the children of Co-op City Tennis Club were chosen several years in a row to repreent New York City at the U.S. Open and won numerous championships. He conducted tennis tournaments and was a board member of the New York Junior Tennis League, the Youth Activities Committee, and Section Leader for the US Tennis Association Minority Participation Committee and a founding member of the North Bronx Sports Federation. (King)

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