NYC Honorary Street Names


Danny Chen Way (Manhattan)
Present name:Elizabeth Street
Location:Between Canal Street and Bayard Street
Honoree: Danny Chen, born and raised in Chinatown, enlisted in the United States Army and served in Afghanistan. On October 3, 2011, he committed suicide as a result of being hazed and maltreated by several superiors. Eight superiors were later found guilty in connection with his death. On January 2, 2013, President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act which contains provisions requiring the military to take affirmative steps to prevent hazing. (Chin)

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