NYC Honorary Street Names


Al Nahas Way (Brooklyn)
Present name:3rd Avenue
Location:Between 76th Street and 77th Street
Honoree: Al Nahas (1928-2003) was a civic and business leader in Bay Ridge where he opened Nahas Art, a custom framing shop. He was active in the Third Avenue Merchants Association and served on the boards of many charities and community organizations. He was instrumental in the formation of Bay Ridge Community Development. In 1980, he opened Nightfalls Restaurant and encouraged others to do the same., making Third Avenue a Restaurant Row.

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