NYC Honorary Street Names


Anthony Mason Way (Queens)
Present name:147th Street
Location:Between 123rd Avenue and Rockaway Boulevard
Honoree: Anthony Mason (1966-2015) was a professional basketball player who in his 13-year career played with the New Jersey Nets, Denver Nuggets, New York Knicks, Charlotte Hornets, Milwaukee Bucks and Miami Heat. He earned the NBA Sixth Man of the Year Award in 1995. The gymnasium at Springfield High School where he was a student was dedicated to him and renamed the “Mase Court” on May 14, 2015. He continues to be an influence on his community with the Family On Three Foundation, which educates youth on financial management and conducts healthy life-skill workshops. (Wills and Richards)

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