NYC Honorary Street Names


Anthony T. Dwyer Street (Manhattan)
Present name:West 35th Street
Location:between 8th Avenue and 9th Avenue
Honoree: On October 17, 1989 Police Officer Dwyer and two fellow officers responded to a burglary at a McDonald’s on Seventh Avenue. Officer Dwyer pursued one of the suspects to the roof, where the suspect pushed him over a small ledge into a 40-foot deep airshaft. He was taken to Bellevue Hospital, where he died.

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