NYC Honorary Street Names


Charles Hamilton Houston Boulevard (Manhattan)
Present name:155th Street
Location:From Edgecombe Avenue to the McCombs Dam Bridge
Honoree: Charles Hamilton Houston (1895-1950) played a critical role in dismantling the Jim Crow Laws of many states. He was the first black editor of the Harvard Law Review and, as leader of the Howard University School of Law was responsible for its evolution into a fully accredited law school.

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