NYC Honorary Street Names


Lenore G. Briggs Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:None
Location:At the intersection of Rutland Road and Rogers Avenue
Honoree: Lenore G. Briggs (1928-2015) founded the Lefferts Gardens Montessori School. Born on the Caribbean island of Grenada, she immigrated to New York City in 1965. In 1973 she opened a home daycare center which grew into a preschool and kindergarten called Momís Center for Early Childhood Development Inc.,at 559 Rogers Avenue, later renamed the Lefferts Gardens Montessori School, (LGM). In 2010, the school was expanded from a two classroom to five-classroom operation and continues to expand. (Eugene)

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