NYC Honorary Street Names


Carl Allen Peralta Street (Staten Island)
Present name:Boylan Street
Location:Between Woodrow Road and Arthur Kill Road
Honoree: Carl Allen Peralta, born on August 9, 1964, was an employee of Cantor Fitzgerald. He was killed in the attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
State Senator Josť R. Peralta Way (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:At the northeast corner of 37th Avenue and 79th Street
Honoree:  Josť R. Peralta (1971-2018) was the first Dominican-American elected to the New York State Senate, serving from 2010 until his death. His tenure was marked by a focus on immigration justice, support for working-class families, access to quality education for all children and advocacy for LGBT rights. He introduced the New York DREAM Act in 2013. His sponsorship of gun-control legislation and a bill requiring microstamping on bullet-casings drew the ire of the National Rifle Association. He also worked to heighten awareness of domestic violence and to protect battered spouses from further abuse. (Dromm)

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