NYC Honorary Street Names


Frank Carrado Way (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:At the northeast corner of 50th Avenue and Vernon Boulevard
Honoree:  Frank Carrado (1930-2019), A Korean War veteran of the U.S. Army, was considered the unofficial mayor of Long Island City. He was a photographer who took pictures of the changing neighborhood throughout his entire life. Many of his photographs are hanging in building lobbies, bars and restaurants. In 2008, the Greater Astoria Historical Society hosted an exhibit of more than 200 of his photos. He was profiled in the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post and also served on the 108th Precinct Community Council. (Van Bramer)

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