NYC Honorary Street Names


Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir (Manhattan)
Present name:none
Location:Body of water within Central Park commonly known as the Central Park Reservoir.
Honoree: The former First Lady, the widow of President John F. Kennedy, lived nearby and often strolled or jogged on the path surrounding this reservoir. Following her death in 1994 at the age of 64, the reservoir was renamed for her. The action was in recognition of her service to New York City, and especially for her leadership in historic preservation.

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