NYC Honorary Street Names
Present name:141st Street
Location:From the intersection of Center Drive and Point Crescent to the intersection of 141st Street and Boulevard
Honoree: In the 1920’s streets in Douglaston and Little Neck were given numerical designations to bring them “in line” with the New York City street grid. In 1970-1971, there was a movement to re-instate the named streets . This was done over a five to six-year period. In that process, this street name was left unrestored.
Boulevard of Bravery (Queens)
Present name:Queens Boulevard
Location:Between 63rd Street and 65th Place
Honoree: This designation honors the members of NYFD Special Unit Rescue Company 4, located at 64-18 Queens Boulevard. This unit was one of the first to respond to the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center on September 11th. It is also the unit that suffered some of the greatest losses in the City. Seven members of Rescue 4 perished in the collapse of the Twin Towers.
Boulevard of Heroes (Staten Island)
Present name:Richmond Avenue
Location:Between Travis Avenue and Forest Hill Road
Honoree: Boulevard of Heroes. Data not found. This designation appears to refer to all first responders from Staten Island who perished in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.
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