NYC Honorary Street Names


Judge Charles J. Beckinella Place (Brooklyn)
Present name:President Street
Location:Between Smith Street and Hoyt Street
Honoree:  Charles J. Beckinella (1904-1982) was elected to the State Assembly in 1937 and as Judge of the Municipal Court in 1944. In 1955 he was appointed a Justice of the Supreme Court, Kings County by Governor Averill Harriman and was elected to another term as a Supreme Court Justice in 1968. In his career of 51 years, 43 were in elected office. Judge Beckinella lived on President Street from 1946 until his death..

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