NYC Honorary Street Names

Basie

Count Basie Place (Manhattan)
Present name:160th Street
Location:Between St. Nicholas Avenue and Edgecombe Avenue
Honoree: Count Basie (1904-1984) lived for part of his life at 555 Edgecombe Avenue. He was a musician and band leader of world renown. Mr. Basieís prominence, which began in the big band era of the 1930ís and Ď40ís, continued up until the time of his death.
LL:2008/64


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