NYC Honorary Street Names
Ms. Mary Iemma Way (Manhattan)
Present name:East 199th Street
Location:Between Park and Lexington Avenues
Honoree: Mary Iemma (b. 1918) was the first African-American to develop more than five hundred affordable apartments for families in East Harlem. She organized a development program East Harlem called the Upper Park Avenue Community Association (UPACA).
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