NYC Honorary Street Names


Frank T. Modica Way (Manhattan)
Present name:Rutgers Street
Location:Between South Street and Cherry Street
Honoree: Frank T. Modica (1931-2013) was a leader in the settlement house movement and social services sector in New York City, primarily in the Two Bridges and Lower East Side areas of Manhattan. He served as Executive Director of Hamilton-Madison House (HMH)for 34 years. In that time, HMH grew to become one of the nationís leading providers of Behavioral Health Services to Asian and Asian-American communities. He also served on the boards of a number of local, national, and international organizations including Two Bridges Neighborhood Council. Between 1972 -1997, Two Bridges created nearly 1,500 units of low and moderate income housing. (Chin)

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