NYC Honorary Street Names


Ann Maggio Way (Queens)
Present name:Suydam Street
Location:Between Cypress Avenue and the Grover Cleveland Athletic Field
Honoree: Ann Maggio (1922-2013) was a teacher at St. Aloysius School in Ridgewood and a community leader. She served as the president of Citizens for a Better Ridgewood; was a member of Community Board 5; president of the Suydam Street Block Association; and a board member of the Onderdonk Civic Association. She fought for capital improvement projects at area parks, and successfully pressured the city to keep Grover Cleveland High School open. She also helped transform the Grover Cleveland athletic field decades ago from a hangout for drug users to a valued community recreational area. (Reynoso)

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