NYC Honorary Street Names


Dr. Dolores Beckham Way (Queens)
Present name:80th Street
Location:Between 34th Avenue and Northern Boulevard
Honoree: Dr. Dolores Beckham (1954-2016) was an educator for 40 years and was the principal of the Joseph Pulitzer Middle School since 1999. Under her leadership, the school introduced a dual language program to the school. It was one of 15 recognized as the Chancellorís Citywide Model Dual Language programs. She was a Fulbright Award-winning principal in 2008, and traveled around the world for conferences on education and leadership. (Dromm)

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