NYC Honorary Street Names

De Salvio

Louis F. De Salvio Corner (Manhattan)
Present name:None
Location:Southwest corner of Hester Street and Baxter Street
Honoree: Louis F. DeSalvio (1910-2004) was elected to the NYS Assembly from Little Italy in 1940 and served in that capacity for 38 years. In addition he was, from 1973 to 1979, the first Speaker Pro Tempore of the Assembly. In 1979 he resigned from the Assembly to become Secretary of the NYS Insurance Fund. He was also active in his Lower Manhattan community, serving on Community Board 1 and on the Board of Southbridge Towers.

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