NYC Honorary Street Names
Friars Way (Manhattan)
Present name:East 55th Street
Location:between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
Honoree: The Friars Club has grown from a meeting in 1904 of the Press Agents Association at Browne's Chop House, to a prestigious organization in the entertainment world.” Its members have included Irving Berlin, George M. Cohan, Victor Herbert, Enrico Caruso, Milton Berle and Lisa Minelli. Its current “Hermitage” is at 57 East 55th Street.
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