NYC Honorary Street Names


Transit Police Officer Thomas R. O'Dea Place (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:Intersection of 9th Avenue and 151st Place
Honoree: Thomas R. O’Dea (1962-2004) served with the NYPD for over19.years. When the World Trade Center disaster occurred on September 11, 2001, he dug and searched for survivors during the first 40 days. He was so determined that he checked into a hotel so that he could spend as much time as possible helping to sort through the rubble. Shortly after this he was diagnosed with cancer and died of the disease on June 7, 2004.

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