NYC Honorary Street Names

Do The Right Thing

Do The Right Thing Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:Stuyvesant Avenue
Location:Between Quincy Avenue and Lexington Avenue
Honoree: "Do The Right Thing" is a 1989 film written and directed by Spike Lee, who also played the role of Mookie. The film, set in Bedford-Stuyvesant, was a critical and commercial success. It received an Academy Award nomination for Spike Lee for Best Original Screenplay and one for Best Supporting Actor for Danny Aiello’s portrayal of a pizza shop owner. It was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. (Cornegy)

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