NYC Honorary Street Names
Sergeant Finbar Devine Corner (Manhattan)
Location:SW corner at the intersection of Varick St and Ericsson Place
Honoree: Finbar Devine (1929-1995) was the co-founder and longtime leader of the New York City Police Department Band. For decades he was a familiar figure, leading the NYPD band in parades and civic ceremonies. A graduate of New York University, Devine joined the NYPD in 1951, was promoted to Sergeant in 1972 amd retired in 1985. Stationed in the 1st Precinct, he served nearly 35 years. He also served 25 years in the 69th Regiment of the National Guard, reaching the rank of Master Sergeant.
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