NYC Honorary Street Names


Carey Gabay Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:Clinton Avenue
Location:Between Willoughby Avenue and Myrtle Avenue
Honoree: Carey Gabay grew up in the Boston Secor Houses, a Bronx public-housing project. He graduated from Harvard, attended Harvard Law School, and worked at several firms in New York, specializing in corporate finance law. In 2011 he became an assistant counsel for Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. He was also first deputy counsel for the Empire State Development Corporation, the state?s main economic development agency. In September 2015, on the evening before the West Indian American Day Parade, as an innocent bystander, he was struck by a stray bullet in a shootout in Crown Heights and died three days later. He was 43 years old. (Cumbo)
LL:L.L. 2016/23

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