NYC Honorary Street Names


Merlin German Way (Manhattan)
Present name:None
Location:At the southwest corner of West 189th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue
Honoree: Merlin German (1985-2008), born and raised in Washington Heights, enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2003.  On February 21, 2005, his squad was struck by an IED.  He was burned over 97% of his body but survived more than three years before dying on April 1, 2008.  He set up a charity to benefit child burn victims. 

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