NYC Honorary Street Names
J.A. Lobbia Bike Lane (Manhattan)
Location:The northwest corner bicycle traffic signal at the intersection of 6th Avenue and 33rd Street
Honoree: Julie Lobbia (d. 2001), was an avid cyclist as well as a journalist. For her Village Voice column “Towers and Tenements,” she pursued stories on the City’s affordable housing crisis, the weakening of rent regulations, the efforts of tenants’ movements, and the shameful ways of slumlords. She died of ovarian cancer at 43.
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