NYC Honorary Street Names

Finger

Bill Finger Way (Bronx)
Present name:192nd Street
Location:Between Grand Concourse and Valentine Avenue
Honoree: Bill Finger (1914-1974) was an American comic strip and comic book writer who was best known for co-creating the character Batman with Bob Kane of DC Comics. He also wrote many of the original Green Lantern stories. Comic-Con International established the Bill Finger Award for Excellence in Comic Book Writing, which is given annually to two recipients, one living, one deceased who have produced significant bodies of work. Bill Finger lived in the Bronx during the Great Depression and graduated from DeWitt Clinton High School in 1933. (Torres) [See also "Gotham City Honors One of Its Own" NYT 17 Dec 2017]
LL:2017/110


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