NYC Honorary Street Names


Cus D’Amato Way (Manhattan)
Present name:14th Street
Location:The south side of 14th Street Between Fourth Avenue and Irving Place
Honoree: Constantine "Cus" D'Amato (1908-1985) was arguably the most famous boxing trainer and manager of the 20th Century. Among his students were Floyd Patterson, Jose Torres and Mike Tyson. For more than 50 years he worked out of the Gramercy Gym, located at 116 East 14th Street at Irving Place.
John M. D’Amato Way (Staten Island)
Present name:None
Location:Intersection of Cromwell Avenue and Richmond Road
Honoree: Attorney John M. D’Amato (1955-2007 spearheaded a lawsuit against the alleged Saudi Arabian financiers of the 9/11 attacks and won a landmark $75 million national settlement from the makers of OxyContin. He was a key player in New York City’s bid to host the 2012 Olympics

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