NYC Honorary Street Names

Johansson

Rev. Dr. Robert J. Johansson Way (Queens)
Present name:27th Street
Location:Between 40th Avenue and 39th Avenue
Honoree: Robert Johansson (1936-2016) served his Queens community for over 50 years as the leader of the Evangel Christian Church. In the 1980s he purchased the former P.S. 4 and established the Evangel School. Today (2017) the school has over 550 students and is known for its academic excellence and for giving out $600,000 each year in scholarships. The church provides social services to the community and sponsors clothing drives. Rev. Dr. Johansson also provided services of solace to the residents of Pamís Place Homeless Shelter. (Van Bramer)
LL:2017/237


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