NYC Honorary Street Names


Ari Halberstam Memorial Ramp (Manhattan)
Present name:None
Location:The southerly entrance ramp to the Bklyn Bridge, beginning at the merger of FDR Dr and Pearl St at Gold St and continuing to the merger with the Park Row entrance to the Bklyn Bridge
Honoree: Aaron "Ari" Halberstam (b. May 6, 1977) and three other Hasidic students were shot on March 1, 1994 traveling with 15 oher Hasidic youths in a van returning from a prayer vigil for the late Lubavicher Rebbe, Menachem Scneerson, who was then in a coma. Ari died four days later from a wound to his brain. Three other students were also shot but survived.

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