NYC Honorary Street Names


Joe and Flo Leopoldi Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:7th Street
Location:Between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue
Honoree: Joe (1931-1989) and Flo (1935-2018) Leopoldi were Brooklyn born and raised, a hard-working, compassionate couple who had a positive presence in, and impact on the Park Slope Community. After serving in the U.S. Air Force, Joe opened a luncheonette at 363 Sixth Avenue. In 1966, Joe and Flo opened Leopoldi’s, a hardware store on 415 Fifth Avenue which is still family-owned and run today. The Leopoldis were very involved with fund-raising and parish events for the parishes of St. Saviour, Holy Name and St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Bernadette in Dyker Heights and St. Thomas Aquinas in Flatlands. (Lander)

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