NYC Honorary Street Names


John Bigelow Plaza (Manhattan)
Present name:None
Location:Intersection of 41st Street and Fifth Avenue
Honoree: John Bigelow (1817-1911), was a lawyer, editor and diplomat. As Trustee of the Tilden Trust, he brought it together with the Astor and Lenox libraries to form the New York Public Library, which he served as its first president.

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