NYC Honorary Street Names


Jan Karski Corner (Manhattan)
Present name:None
Location:At the northeast corner of East 37th Street and Madison Avenue
Honoree: Jan Karski (d. 2000) was a leader of the resistance movement against the Nazi Holocaust. He was credited with saving many lives by reporting on atrocities to the west. He was later a distinguished professor at Georgetown University for 40 years. This corner is the location of the Polish consulate. A statue of Mr. Karski stands within the consulate property.

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