NYC Honorary Street Names

Cohen. G.

Glenda Cohen Street (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:At the intersection of 153rd Avenue and 84th Street
Honoree: Glenda Cohen was very involved in charitable activities in her community. In 1960, she joined Women’s American ORT (Obschestvo Remeslenovo i. Zemledelcheskovo Trouda or Society for Trades and Agricultural Labor)). She also volunteered for Cancer Care. In the early 1960s, she became a Cub Scout Den Mother for neighborhood boys. Around 1970, she began a career as a local Howard Beach real estate agent. Over a span of forty years, her expertise earned her the title “Queen of the Condos” by her realtor peers. She was PS 232’s first school crossing guard from 1962 until 1964. (Ulrich)

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