NYC Honorary Street Names

Ms. Magazine

Ms. Magazine Way (Manhattan)
Present name:East 32nd Street
Location:Between Third Avenue and Second Avenue at the southeast corner of East 32nd Street and Third Avenue
Honoree: Ms. Magazine was the first periodical to be created, owned and operated entirely by women. It was among the country's most influential magazines in the latter part of the 20th Century, bringing attention to issues of women’s rights and domestic violence. The magazine was founded by Gloria Steinem and Dorothy Pitman Hughes in 1971, appearing initially as an insert in New York Magazine, whose offices were then on East 32nd Street, It began publication as a free-standing magazine in 1972 and was a monthly until 1987. Now a quarterly, it is published by a nonprofit foundation from offices in Arlington, Virgnia. (Mendez)

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