NYC Honorary Street Names


Lieutenant Theodore Leoutsakos Way (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:At the intersection of 29th Street and 21st Avenue
Honoree: Theodore Leoutsakos), an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War, served for 24 years as a New York State Court Officer and worked perimeter patrol outside 111 Centre Street in Manhattan. He was a first responder during the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and was trapped when the towers collapsed. He survived the attacks and was credited with helping many survivors that day. He was awarded the Medal of Valor and was recognized in a proclamation by then Senator Hillary Clinton. Shortly after his retirement, he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer as a result of his response to the World Trade Center and his time spent at Ground Zero. He died on February 3, 2015 (Constantinides)

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