NYC Honorary Street Names


Avellar G. Hansley Place (Brooklyn)
Present name:Linden Street
Location:Between Broadway and Bushwick Avenue
Honoree: Avellar G. Hansley (d. 2017) was the founder and president of the Linden-Bushwick Block Association. She received numerous awards for her work in her community such as the Certificate of Honor from the Kings County District Attorney’s Office, a New York State Assembly Citation, a New York State Assembly Certificate of Merit and a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition that will provide recognition on the file at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC. She also served on Community Board 4, the 83rd Precinct Council and the Democratic Club. (Reynoso)

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