NYC Honorary Street Names
Arielle Newman Run (Staten Island)
Location:Intersection of Royal Oak Road and Rice Avenue
Honoree: Arielle Newman (d. 2007) was a promising Notre Dame Academy senior who won numerous awards in her brief athletic career. She died from lethal amounts of methyl salicylate, the active ingredient found in common muscle rubs like BenGay. Her death brought attention to the dangers of excessive use of such products.
Barnett Newman Triangle (Manhattan)
Location:Church Street, Avenue of the Americas and Walker Street
Honoree: Barnett Newman (1905-1970) was leading painter and sculptor of the Abstract Expressionist School. A New York City native and a graduate of its public schools and City College, he was among the artists who helped to shift the center of the Western Art world from Europe to New York. (RGPR)
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