NYC Honorary Street Names


Clara Hinds Street (Queens)
Present name:Beach 40th Street
Location:From Beach Channel Drive to the dead end at Jamaica Bay
Honoree: Clara Hinds (b. 1948) worked at Windows on the World in the World Trade Center. She was killed in the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001.
Ms. Burmadine Hinds (Bronx)
Present name:None
Location: Southwest corner of White Plains Road and East 228th Street
Honoree: Burmadine Hinds (1939-2016) was a hospital accountant for nearly 20 years before moving to the NYS Department of Labor where she retired as a supervisor. She was an advocate for civil rights and an active member of numerous community organizations. She was particularly devoted to the North Bronx Section of the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW), of which she was a charter member and which she had served as President; and was a co-founder of its Child Development Center. She was also a board member of the Williamsbridge Branch NAACP, and was involved in numerous community activities such as voter rights and education. She served as President of the Harriet Tubman Humanitarian Achievement Awards Jubilee; and was a member of the 47th Precinct Community Council; the Mind Builders Creative Arts Center; Black United Leadership of the Bronx (BULB); Women of Wonder (WOW); Business and Professional Women’s Club; Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALAH), and The No Child Left Behind Initiative. She attended various churches until 1980, when she became a member of United Christian Baptist Church, which she served as a volunteer in various positions over a span of many years. (King)

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