NYC Honorary Street Names


Police Officer Irma Lozada Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:Van Sinderen Avenue
Location:Between Fulton Street and Broadway
Honoree: Irma Lozada was the first female Police Officer to be killed in the line of duty in New York City. A four year veteran of the Transit Police, she was gunned down on September 21, 1984, trying to apprehend a robbery suspect in Brooklyn.
Private First Class Carlos James Lozada Place (Bronx)
Present name:None
Location:At the intersection of Willis Avenue and East 135th Street
Honoree: Carlos James Lozada was born in Puerto Rico and later settled in the Bronx. He joined the United States Army, was sent to Vietnam and was assigned to Co. A, 2nd Battalion, 503 Infantry, 173rd Airborne Brigade in 1967. He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor in December 1969, for distinguishing himself in the Battle of Dak To where he was killed in combat. (Arroyo)

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