NYC Honorary Street Names


Shirley Chisholm Place (Brooklyn)
Present name:None
Location:Southwest corner of Park Place and Kingston Avenue
Honoree: Shirley Chisholm (1924-2005) was a New York State Assemblywoman and later the first African-American woman elected to the United States House of Representatives. She served from 1969 to 1983. In 1972 she became the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination.

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