NYC Honorary Street Names


Felicia Hamilton Way (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:Intersection of Vernon Boulevard and 51st Street
Honoree: Felicia Hamilton (b. 1939) worked at Fiduciary Trust International in the World Trade Center. She was killed in the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001.
Juanita Hamilton Place (Bronx)
Present name:Crotona Park East
Location:Between Wilkins Avenue and Prospect Avenue
Honoree: Juanita Hamilton (1937-2015) was a community organizer at Labor Bathgate Housing Organization, and also worked in the research department at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Health Center. She served as treasurer of Community Board 3 as well as its chair of Human Health Resources. She spearheaded sponsorship of CB 3ís Health Fairs; as well as its healthy walking and blood pressure monitoring programs. She was board president of the Labor Bathgate Child Care Center; a board member of the Villa Hermosa housing development; an executive member of New Directions In Community Revitalization Inc., and a member of Bronx Branch NAACP and Good Will Baptist Church. She was very active in the Order of the Eastern Star and held several high positions in that organization. (Gibson)
Veralyne H. Hamilton Place (Bronx)
Present name:East 167th Street
Location:Rev. James A. Polite Avenue and Intervale Avenue
Honoree: Veralyne Holmes Hamilton (1934-1996), after serving on the Bronx Model Cities Policies Committee, returned to college and earned a B.A. and a Masters of Urban Planning degree from Hunter College. She served on Community Board 3, where she became Chairperson and later District Manager.

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