NYC Honorary Street Names

Lancaster

Michael Lancaster Way (Manhattan)
Present name:None
Location:Northeast corner of 121st Street and St. Nicholas Avenue
Honoree: Michael Lancaster (1954-2016) was recognized by the New York State Senate and the City Council for his community involvement and activism throughout his life. He was the vice president and treasurer of 5 Star Gardens; a voting member of Manhattan Land Trust since its formation over 16 years ago; Community Advisory Board Member of Harlem Children’s Zone; president of the 121st Street Home Owner’s Association; president of the Block Association; and a volunteer at New York Cares. He was very involved with the New York State Nurses Association, advocating for safe patient handling, safe nurse staffing, and abolishing stop and frisk. (Perkins)
LL:2018/139


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