NYC Honorary Street Names


Zora Neale Hurston Place (Manhattan)
Present name:7th Avenue
Location:Between 116th Street and 117th Street
Honoree: Zora Neale Hurston (1891-1960) was an African-American folklorist and author. She is best known as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance, her multifaceted use of ethnographic studies and for her 1937 novel, “Their Eyes Were Watching God.”

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