NYC Honorary Street Names


Rafael Corporán de los Santos Way (Manhattan)
Present name:None
Location:Southeast corner of 176th Street and Broadway
Honoree: Rafael Corporán de los Santos (1937-2012) was a TV producer, TV host, entrepreneur, political figure and philanthropist in the Dominican Republic, who also had a large following among Dominicans in the New York area. He achieved notoriety through radio and television. Through his radio show, he offered food products to his listeners through telephone contests. In the 1980s, Sábado De Corporán aired on Dominican television and won an award for the best weekly variety show. He created Noticiario Popular, a radio newscast that hosted many eventual well-known journalists and artists. In his political career Corporán served as Mayor of Santo Domingo from 1900 to 1994. (Rodriguez)

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