NYC Honorary Street Names
The Honorable Nicholas Coffinas Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:Schermerhorn Street
Location:Between Boerum Place and Court Street with the sign on the southeast corner of Court and Schermerhorn Streets
Honoree: The Honorable Nicholas Coffinas (1919-2006) began his judicial career as a Criminal Court judge, moving to administrator of that court, and finally served as a Supreme Court judge. After retiring in 1995, he was appointed as a referee to hear and dispose of cases pending appeal from the Supreme Court. He settled more cases than anyone else in Brooklyn court history.
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