NYC Honorary Street Names


Ethel Plimack Way (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:At the northeast corner of Skillman Avenue and 46th Street
Honoree:  Ethel Plimack (1910-2019) worked for more than 40 years with the NYC Board of Education and later worked at Marymount Manhattan College until she was 96 years-old. She served as treasurer and secretary of her block association, Washington Court, and was also heavily involved in gaining landmark status for Sunnyside Gardens. A legend in Sunnyside, she received recognition from local elected officials and former President Barack Obama. She lived at 39-54 46th Street until she passed away at the age of 108. (Van Bramer)

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