NYC Honorary Street Names


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)

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