NYC Honorary Street Names


Shona Bailey Place (Manhattan)
Present name:West 135th Street
Location:Between Broadway and Riverside Drive
Honoree: On Oct 27, 1992 police found Shona Bailey's nude body in the basement of her building on 135th St. in Harlem. Aged 21, she had been raped and strangled. Bailey had graduated from F.H. La Guardia High School and attended two years at SUNY New Paltz. An actress with stage credits, She was slated to appear as an extra in Spike Lee's "Malcolm X." (POC 1993 v. 1-A p. 376)

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