NYC Honorary Street Names


George Meany Boulevard (Queens)
Present name:Cross Bay Boulevard
Location:158th Avenue and 159th Avenue
Honoree: George Meany (1894-1980) became President of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) in 1952. He helped bring about the merger of the AFL and the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) in 1955, after 20 years of bitter rivalry. (RGPR)

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