NYC Honorary Street Names

Lasker

Mary Woodard Lasker Way (Manhattan)
Present name:York Avenue
Location:Between 67th and 68th Streets
Honoree: Mary Woodard Lasker (1900-1994) was a leading philanthropist in the fields of medical research and public health. With her husband Albert Lasker, who died in 1952, she created the Lasker Foundation, which has been instrumental in progress against cancer and other diseases.
LL:2005/131


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