NYC Honorary Street Names


Vincent Gardenia Boulevard (Brooklyn)
Present name:16th Avenue
Location:Between 86th Street and Shore Parkway
Honoree: Vincent Gardenia (1920-1992) was a veteran actor of stage, screen and television. He gained fame in the role of Archie Bunker's neighbor Frank Lorenzo. He was twice nominated for an Oscar for his roles in "Bang the Drum Slowly" (1973) and "Moonstruck" (1987). In 1971 he received a Tony Award for his stage performance in "The Prisoner of Second Avenue." Despite his fame, he lived in Bensonhurst for over 68 years

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